Working Life Orientation - On the Way to Working Life

Your studies at the university of applied sciences are diverse and include interaction with working life. Your professional competence will be enhanced by practical work-related tasks. Your working life knowledge and network will be constructed during your studies:

Career guidance and PLP

You receive career guidance (login required) from your career tutor on the Development as an Expert course. One topic of the final discussion with your career tutor at the end of your studies (PLP discussion) is your career plan.

Learning projects and LAB activities

On JAMK’s courses, you have the opportunity to participate in learning projects or LAB activities, whose commissions often come from employers in the Central Finland region. You receive contacts with working life and also learn how to solve issues and perform tasks as project work.


Your knowledge of working life increases with various visits. JAMK’s alumni or representatives of working life may visit the units. Visits to workplaces are also carried out in connection to several courses. In these cases, the teachers of the courses are responsible for the visits.

Jobiili Service for Students of Social and Health Services

Jobiili is a placement service for practical training in the social and health sector at universities of applied sciences. Jobiili serves the needs of working life, the students and teachers. An organisation in the social and health sector announces a placement in the Jobiili service, a student reserves a practical training placement that matches their expertise, and a teacher confirms the reservation. Each university of applied sciences has a Jobiili administrator who supports all users in the area. Tiina Blek (firstname.lastname@jamk.fi) is the administrator at JAMK University Of Applied Sciences.