Laurea as an employer
“At Laurea, we listen to each other. We can respect each person as unique and value different competences. We want to be proud of our work and results.” – Tiina Päivärinne, HR Director
Laurea's activities are all based on a sense of community, social responsibility and creativity. The Laurea community comprises approximately 550 staff members, 7,800 students and over 28,200 Laurea alumni.
At Laurea, we value different competences, and members of the higher education community can be proud of their work and accomplishments.
Laurea’s ethical guidelines give instructions on how to operate in our community daily and even in challenging situations in a professional and respectful manner.
A higher education community can succeed only by continuously developing its activities. We develop our competences both as individuals and as a community in a determined and courageous manner.
We want to develop a culture of collaborative development, sharing and leadership that is productive, fair, respectful and humane. Each of us creates feelings of trust, safety and enthusiasm in our daily encounters.
As an employer, Laurea wants to be open to changes in working life and adapt to them accordingly. Working at Laurea is therefore flexible due to, for example, flexitime and the possibility to work remotely.
Career at Laurea
At Laurea, we have teaching staff working as senior lecturers and principal lecturers, and administrative and support services staff working in various specialist positions, for example, research and innovation, human resources, marketing and student services. In addition, Laurea offers its students tens of internship positions each year.
At Laurea, it is of extreme importance that each staff member can influence the contents of his or her work and develop them and his or her personal competences. In addition to collaborative development, staff members are encouraged to develop their competences proactively in order to reach their professional goals.
Senior Lecturer’s point of view – Emmaculate Tamankag
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The Laurea community is comprised of approximately 7,800 students, 550 staff members and 28,200 Laurea alumni.