Working at the Prime Minister’s Office

The Prime Minister’s Office has some 600 employees, 58 per cent of whom are women and 42 per cent men. The Prime Minister’s Office consists of five departments: the EU Affairs Department, the Ownership Steering Department, the Communications Department, the Strategy Department and the Administration Department. The office also has four separate units: the Human Resources Unit, the Session Unit, the Finance Unit and the Preparedness Unit.

Jobs at the Prime Minister's Office include expert tasks related to: the coordination of EU affairs in Finland, government communications, state ownership steering, the drafting and translation of legislation and the development of ministries' administrative and service functions.

We offer a wide range of interesting tasks to experts in various fields. In addition, the office employs many trainees each year.


Vacancies at the Prime Minister’s Office are listed in the Government’s shared recruitment service. In order to speed up recruitment, we request that applicants submit their applications primarily using the service.


Every year, the Prime Minister's Office employs dozens of university trainees in its different departments and units. Our trainees include students in law, political science, economics and information science, as well as communications, languages and IT. Traineeships can be also carried out by students studying to be executive assistants or students in the tourism and restaurant sector. The number of traineeships in each department varies from year to year, so be sure to check for new postings!

The Prime Minister's Office announces its traineeships for university students in November or December. Traineeships for students at universities of applied sciences are published on a staggered basis in spring and early autumn.

Traineeships are compiled and listed on the following websites

•    Traineeships at the Prime Minister's Office | Recright
•    Jobteaser
•    Aarresaari
•    and on the advertising channels of universities of applied sciences