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Training and careers

About 13,000 employees, 1,000 different tasks, one goal.

The Finnish Defence Forces employs a community of military and civilian professionals across the country. Military service experience is not required of civilian employees.

Find a job that suits you and a make a tangible contribution to Finnish security.

A varied work environment

We work on land, at sea and in the air – above and below surface. We offer a variety of jobs, ranging from technical duties to healthcare and military music, and a modern and healthy work community. We follow our values as a patriotic, professional, responsible and reliable employer.

See our open civilian, non-commissioned officer and special officer jobs in the Vacancies section. Application forms and job details are available on

If you have any questions regarding internships and theses, please contact the related office.

For contractual military jobs, please contact the relevant brigade-level unit. The application form is available here.

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