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Giant Leap is a project-based internship program where you will take the lead in driving your own project with the support of the best experts in the field. We invest in your learning with a structured training program throughout the summer, and provide a platform to showcase your skills and passions.

Own your project

You will have a chance to put your skills and knowledge into use as you become the project manager of your own project with the support of your teammates and project supervisor. 

Learning and development

We invest in your growth and organize a set of trainings throughout the summer to support your internship journey and project. Along with lessons from your own field, you will learn, for example project management, presentation skills and team work. 

Be part of Team Vaisala

During the summer, you will meet and connect with Vaisala professionals from our diverse teams and participate in summer activities with other Giant Leap trainees. As a Giant Leaper, you become a valued member of a team and get a mentor to support you throughout the program.


The Giant Leap Program will offer projects in the following fields:

Research and Development

Work on the enhancement of the company products by figuring out their possible issues and potential advancement.

Software Development, Data and AI

Be involved in the improvement of different software platforms or in the utilization of AI in our processes.

Operations Development

Find out potential solutions to enhance the good quality of customer order fulfillment.

Business and Sales Development

Plan and conduct strategic activities to maintain and expand relationships with current and potential customers.

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Eligibility for Giant Leap

For the Giant Leap program, we're looking for students who are actively pursuing a degree in a university or polytechnic school, and are fluent in both spoken and written English. We value team players with curious minds, eager to learn more and ask questions.

Hiring and selection process

(*the process will be different according to office location)

Apply for the program

The application period normally starts in January and it will be varied slightly depending on the location of the office.

HR Interview

In the HR interview, our Talent Acquisition Partner will discuss with you more about your work background motivation, as well as share with you the company information.

Interview with Hiring Manager

You will have a chance to discuss with Hiring Manager about the project that you apply for, and to see if you are ready to accept the challenge

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