Knowledge Management Trainees

Knowledge Management Trainees

Start your success story as a trainee at Castrén & Snellman

Our Knowledge Management trainees support our lawyers by carrying out a wide variety of legal and financial information retrievals from domestic and international sources.

If you will have about 160 credits by the start of the traineeship, you can apply for a position as a KM trainee. In addition to information retrievals, our KM trainees draft legislative and current affairs updates for various fields of law both for our lawyers and directly for our clients.

You are well suited to work as a KM trainee if you have a genuine interest in information retrieval and some experience of it through work and studies. A service-minded attitude, good teamwork skills and an open-minded, energetic and creative approach to work are also important characteristics for a KM trainee to have.

KM trainees work part time, usually two to three days a week, and the traineeship lasts one year. During the summer, the work is full time. Trainee periods start every January and September.

  • Duration: Twelve months
  • Full-time/part-time: Part-time, full-time during the summer
  • Who: Law students who are about halfway through their studies (about 160 credits at the start of the traineeship)

Application periods and starting dates:

  • Application in August–September, traineeship starts in January
  • Application in March–April, traineeship starts in September

What to expect when applying


If you think that Castrén & Snellman could be right for you, fill out our trainee application form and tell us about yourself. We read every application.


We will send all applicants a link to one video interview question. You will have at least 2 days to make you video.


We review every application and video we receive.


Depending on the trainee programme, we will invite some applicates either to a recruiting day or directly to an individual interview. The recruiting day involves group assignments and individual interviews. You will be interviewed by your potential new supervisor, a member of our HR team and sometimes another possible future colleague. We will let you know who will be interviewing you in the invitation to the interview.

If you are not invited to the recruiting day or interview, we will contact you by e-mail and give you the opportunity to receive feedback on your application over the phone.


We will let all applicants who participated in a recruiting day or interview know the results of the recruitment process either over the phone or via e-mail.

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.