AFRY Future Stars trainee, AFRY Management Consulting Pulp & Biorefining

Trainee, Management Consulting Pulp & Biorefining
Hakuaika päättynyt: 13.02.24
Hakuaika päättyy: 13.02.24

Job description:

Do you need a flexible job to fit around student life? Apply to AFRY Future Stars programme!

The one-year paid AFRY Future Stars programme consists of summer work and the suitable amount of part-time work alongside the studies. The program includes training days, which support your development.

During the training days, you will learn important skills about working in the consulting business and finding your professional potential. As a Future Stars trainee you are supported by your manager and trainee network in finding your career path and developing you professionally. You will be also supported by your own tutor throughout the programme.

Work tasks are defined individually depending on the trainee’s situation, knowledge and interests. During the programme you can also negotiate about a possibility to write your thesis for AFRY. The programme begins in May 2024 and lasts for one year. Read more about the trainee programme here.

We are looking for a Stars trainee to our Pulp & Biorefining Team at AFRY Management Consulting!

Our Biorefining Team provides leading-edge consulting and advisory services. We cover the entire value chains of pulp, renewable fuels, chemicals and biomaterials from feedstock sourcing to production technologies and market outlooks. We are a growing team of around 35 consultants located in Vantaa, Stockholm, and London, and are looking to strengthen our group with new talents.

Your daily tasks would be to work with our consulting team on interesting client projects within the bioindustry sector with varying scope and responsibilities, such as

– Market research, e.g. interviews, data analysis and forecasting
– Supporting in techno-economic analysis, e.g. Excel modelling of production costs
– Data collection and database maintenance
– Preparing analyses and deliverables for presentation and project proposals

Who are we looking for?

You are a university student at the end of your studies (3rd-5th year student). Ideally, you have one year of studies left at the start of the program.

You are a suitable Future Stars trainee to our team if you have

– University studies (M.Sc. or similar) in Economics, Engineering or Natural Sciences with good academic performance, with expected graduation within the next 1-2 years
– Excellent analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills and very good command of MS Office tools (mainly Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
– Good team working and communication skills
– Motivation and interest in pursuing a future career as a management consultant
– Fluency in English (oral and written), capabilities in others languages are considered beneficial

Please tell more about yourself in the application so that we get to know you better!

AFRY is a European leader in engineering, design, and advisory services, with a global reach. We accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society. We are 19,000 devoted experts in infrastructure, industry, energy and digitalization, creating sustainable solutions for generations to come.

Making Future


As a stable and growing company, we provide you with a variety of opportunities to develop yourself. At AFRY you will have the possibility to deepen your knowledge in the Pulp & Biorefining sector and get to work together with the top experts in dynamic and international project environment.

At AFRY we build sustainable future together and develop sustainable solutions that serve not only our clients but also society. The work at AFRY is versatile, interesting and challenging but at the same flexible, allowing you to take care of your work–life balance. We apply flexible working in a hybrid model where possible, taking into account project needs.

We strive to include all new employees to our work community from the first day at AFRY. We are brave, devoted team players, and we wish that you have the same mindset.

Would you like to read more about your future colleagues’ careers? Get to know them on our web page:

Benefits at AFRY

All AFRY employees are supported with lunch, exercise, culture, wellness and commuting benefit. AFRY employees are insured by private accident insurance when working remotely and in spare time. Employees have the right to receive help for taking care of a sick child at home.

The team player spirit strengthens in spare time in hobby clubs depending on the office location. AFRY employees spend time together in cross fit classes, golf clubs and board game clubs. We also encourage our employees to commute by bike. Employees with permanent contract are allowed to have a bicycle benefit in order to choose carbon neutral commuting. Morning porridge is offered to all cyclists at AFRY offices.

Sustainability at AFRY

Sustainability and creating sustainable solutions are at the core of AFRY’s business strategy and all of our operations. By combining the latest technologies and the top expertise of our employees, we create sustainable business to our clients. Read more about sustainability at AFRY:


You can ask for more detailed information from Heidi Kiuru,

In your application, please send us your CV, transcript of study records and a motivational letter on why you would be the right fit as the next AFRY Future Star.

The application period for the Future Stars programme is between December 12th 2023 and February 22nd 2024. However, we will start interviews as applications arrive and will select suitable candidate when found so send us your application already today!

At AFRY, we engineer change in everything we do. Change happens when brave ideas come together. When we collaborate, innovate technology, and embrace challenging points of view. That’s how we’re making future. We are actively looking for qualified candidates to join our inclusive and diverse teams across the globe. Join us in accelerating the transition towards a sustainable future.

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