Today’s summer interns are tomorrow’s skilled professionals
(21 October 2015) Luvata Pori ranked 7th among 260 large employers for offering quality summer intern experiences for students as part of the Finland-wide ‘Responsible Summer Job 2015’ initiative. The campaign encourages employers to offer realistic and challenging experiences for young people. The survey and corresponding rankings were provided by campaign organizers.
“Luvata in Pori, Finland routinely offers 50 summer intern positions and this year was no exception,” indicates Gabrielle Vikman, Marketing Assistant and one of the persons in charge of this year’s ‘Responsible Summer Job 2015’ campaign. “The level of competition for ‘The Most Responsible Summer Employer 2015’ was extremely high, and Luvata Pori claimed seventh place in the large organizations category. They have done outstanding work with their summer employees and with the rankings this year, we can understand why demand for their intern positions is so strong."
“Luvata’s summer intern program is an opportunity for us to get a glimpse of what could be our future workforce and for interns to get a taste of us,” suggests Pilvi Järvinen, HR Specialist with Luvata Pori. “The constructive input we receive from students, gives us insight into what is expected of employers in attracting talent looking forward.”
A summer intern for four years, Arto Kesälä, Supply Chain Specialist is now employed by Luvata Pori. “The summer positions I held with Luvata helped to reaffirm my decision to pursue a Master of Science in Technology degree,“ indicates Kesälä. “Luvata provided challenging tasks and encouraged me to offer suggestions. When I graduated I knew where I wanted to work.”
Luvata Pori manufactures a broad range of products and solutions for the metals, electrical and healthcare industries. With roughly 300 employees, Luvata Pori has a wide variety of positions ranging from manufacturing and maintenance to accounting and sales.
For more information, please contact:
HR Specialist, Luvata Pori Oy
Tel. +358 2 626 6203,
Communications Manager, Luvata Group
Tel: +1 740 368 7750
Luvata is a world leader in metal solutions manufacturing and related engineering services. Luvata’s solutions are used in industries such as renewable energy, power generation, automotive, medicine, air-conditioning, industrial refrigeration, and consumer products. The company’s continued success is attributed to its longevity, technological excellence and strategy of building partnerships beyond metals. Employing over 6,300 staff in 18 countries, Luvata works in partnership with customers such as Siemens, Toyota, CERN and Carrier. Luvata is owned by Nordic Capital funds V and VI.
Responsible summer job 2015
“Responsible Summer Job 2015” (in Finnish “Vastuullinen kesäduuni 2015”) is a Finland-wide campaign aimed to challenge employers to offer young people more and better quality summer jobs. The campaign also raises awareness on the importance of summer jobs and early job experiences. Summer jobs give employers a unique opportunity to make a good first impression on future talents. By managing the summer job process responsibly and fairly, employers stay at the top of their game when the competition for talented workers gets tougher. Read more: www.kesaduuni.org/