We are a community of local and international people determined to help you optimize your skills and even pick up some new ones.
We also have a great network of entrepreneurs, founders and specialists that facilitate learning experiences.
We are the shortcut that leads you to a successful career. We believe that anyone with the proper motivation and guidance can succeed.
“Why Finland??” and how I ended up here.
Since moving to Finland, there has been one question I have heard a multitude of times and that is “Why Finland?”. It has been uttered to…
Jul 20, 2019 / 3min read. Read More
A “Luxury Migrant” in Helsinki
How moving from Switzerland to Finland and attending a Finnish class taught me more about myself than about the local idiom.
Jul 08, 2019 / 4min read. Read More
Once upon a story
The art of storytelling is as old as our species. The history of humanity is, on several levels, simply an exchange of stories. We all do…
Jul 02, 2019 / 7min read. Read More
Create an alter ego and unleash your hidden potential
What if you could create an alter ego that would allow you to have more confidence, preform at a higher level and accomplish things that…
Jun 28, 2019 / 3min read. Read More
Clueless about creating a successful personal brand?
You are not the only one!
Jun 13, 2019 / 4min read. Read More
My journey in the world of startups: chapter 1
I got interested in the world of startups as a student at the university of Oulu. Sometime in the early days of 2018, I participated in an…
Jun 04, 2019 / 3min read. Read More
Never Mix Substances, You Might Unexpectedly Wake Up In Finland…
You are not in a relationship with a Finn, you don’t work for Nokia and… you come from Switzerland. So, W*T*F* are you doing in Finland…
Jun 01, 2019 / 4min read. Read More
Volunteer for our events
One of our greatest assets is our amazing team of volunteers who help us build and run our activities, logistics and planning.
If you are new to Finland or just want to network with like-minded people you are welcome to join us.
Join the team
If you want to intern with us, you can do so through a project or for a fixed period of time. It is open to people in between jobs, unemployed or for study credit.
Our internships are an amazing opportunity to showcase your talents, test your abilities and learn. As an intern you will have the chance to network and potentially land your next job.
As an intern, your volunteered time will help make our non-profit activities happen and you will be treated as an equal member of our team.
Visit The Shortcut Lab
The Shortcut Lab is a community and training center with the vibe of an alternative home. Our Lab is the place where to expand your learning experiences and networks through activities we run, such as workshops given by startup doers, inspirational talks and clubs organised by the members of the community.
The Shortcut Lab is a space open to any curious mind ready to learn and expand his or her learning horizons.
You can come here and work, ideate, network, dream big or get inspiration from other like-minded individuals and why not, not so like-minded too. The Shortcut Lab is a place for you to create and propose, we want to hear your ideas, no matter how crazy or out of this world they may sound.