HR & People Operations Intern

The Shortcut Helsinki Internship
Salary Unpaid
Are you a bit mad, very driven, and excited about building new things? Look no further! The Shortcut is seeking a talented HR & Operations Intern to join the team! We are a talent accelerator, helping people to enter the tech world by either creating a startup or joining one.We're a community-driven non-profit and a sister organisation to Slush, Maria 01 and Junction. We support our community through events, workshops, and trainings to explore ideas and develop the skills needed in startups.

The general scope of your responsibility will consist of:

  • Supporting team development and processes at The Shortcut

  • Supporting the improvement of knowledge management and internal communications

  • Developing meaningful training opportunities for participants and team members

  • Finding creative solutions for the challenges of a growing team

  • Other HR and operations related topics depending on your interest

You are:

  • Familiar with or willing to learn about different HR and operations - relevant experience is a plus, but not required

  • Great team player with an attitude of just getting things done

  • Somewhat experienced with personal and team development in agile teams

  • Able to achieve goals and targets as agreed

We offer:

  • Platform to showcase your ability and increase your employability

  • The opportunity to learn new skills and expand your portfolio

  • Meaningful connections with startups and professionals in your field of expertise

  • Hands-on experience in the biggest startup ecosystem in the Nordics

  • Access to workshops, training programs, and other events

  • Working with a diverse community of driven, like-minded doers

Please send us a letter of motivation describing what interests you about the position and The Shortcut, as well as your CV via The Hub so we can get to know you better by November 30th,2019. In the meanwhile, should you have any questions, contact Piia on our HR & People Operations Team.

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Working at
The Shortcut

Diversity as an engine for growth. Our mission is to inspire and empower people from diverse backgrounds to take an active role in (re)building their future, using technology and entrepreneurship. We work towards lowering the barrier of participation for more people to join the startup community and optimising under-utilised skills.Together with our partners, The Shortcut provides inspiration, networks, knowledge and skills to enable new talent and new start-ups.

Read more about The Shortcut

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