Start your success story as a trainee at Castrén & Snellman

In our trainee programmes, you will get to experience working in one of Finland’s premier business law firms and develop the skills you will need as a professional after graduation. Our programmes provide a solid foundation for your career.

If you are looking for a trainee position where you can be exactly who you are, start your own success story and be part of a community that shares a joy of getting things done, Castrén & Snellman is the place for you. We offer trainee programmes suited to every stage of your studies, starting from your freshman year. Read more about our trainee programmes below!

Scholarship for the Future

The success stories of the future are written by the new generation – C&S awards two students with a scholarships of EUR 1,000.

The scholarship recipients have been selected. Read more on the campaign site.

Trainee programmes

By participating in our trainee programmes, you will get to experience what it’s like working in one of Finland’s largest law firms. Many of our lawyers have started their careers as trainees.

Subscribe to the C&S Student Newsletter

Would you like to receive information on career opportunities, job searches and recruitment at Castrén & Snellman and get a sneak peek into our daily life from a trainee’s point of view? Subscribe to our newsletter, which we send out three times a year in Finnish.

FAQ for trainees

Open positions

If we are currently not recruiting for your dream job, you can submit an open application. Subscribing to our C&S Student Newsletter (in Finnish) keeps you informed about our open trainee positions.

Career stories

These are some of the people behind sustainable success stories

The most important characteristics for a lawyer are curiosity and the desire to learn new things. Every assignment is an opportunity to learn.

Ilona Karppinen

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International deals are usually extensive and challenging as they involve several jurisdictions. It is particularly critical to see the big picture, which is often extensive and complex. But that is the appeal.

Benjamin Bade

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My experience as a journalist has been very useful. I’ve gotten the most mileage out of the research and communications skills I developed. I also learned to react to unexpected situations, which are common in legal work, as well.

Teresa Kauppila

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The people here are straightforward, and so is the office culture. There is no unnecessary hierarchy. The work can be hectic at times, but when things get busy, the spirit of getting things done together and a healthy dose of humour help. My colleagues are driven top experts in their fields and always available to bounce ideas back and forth with.

Christer Svartström

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