Karoliina Ijäs

Current Address:


Permanent Address:

Kansankatu 2 as. 1


Tellervonkatu 61

50100 Mikkeli


28130 Pori

+358 50 354 0244


+358 2 635 4915





Marketing management. Seeking a sales or marketing position in a dynamic environment (middle sized firm which is very growth oriented) where good communication skills and high determination is desired. Interested in analyzing sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers. Wish to use teamwork and English language skills.


Porin Seudun Steinerkoulu 1985-1998


High school, GPA 8.7


Matriculation Examination 1998: Mathematics Laudatur, Arts and Sciences Magna, Finnish Magna, Swedish Eximia, English Eximia, German Magna


Helsinki School of Economics, BBA-program in Mikkeli Sept. 2000-> 


Bachelor of Business, Major in Marketing, Management, Started Fall 2000, expected to graduate April 2003

~Studies will include an exchange period in Fall 2002, most likely in Argentina

~Studies consist of three-week courses taught in English by international professors. Extensive group work and case studies

~Compulsory courses contain subjects from all business areas, but elective courses will mostly be composed of marketing and human resource related courses.Required courses are in Finance, Marketing, Management and Systems

~Courses in humanities have been stronger than courses that require analytical skills

~Presentation skills have got a lot of practice since all the courses have presentations

~Graduation, April 2003

~Studies are financed by the money earned during the working time on a ferry


Ulvila, Finland
Chip Shop Seller

July 1996 -February 1998


  • Duties included preparing hamburgers and other grill food, cash control
  • As school schedule permitted; worked evenings, weekends, holidays


Viking Line Abp, M/S Amorella 
Mariehamn, Finland
Cabin cleaning lady

April 1998-August 1999

March 2000-August 2000


  • Helped passengers with their problems (customer service)
  • Made beds for new passengers
  • Worked 10-14 hour days
  • Assisted passengers in several kind of situations (missing luggage, kids etc)
  • Was responsible for cabins being clean
  • Improved Swedish language skills as the passengers were both Finnish and Swedish


Ms. Franziska Seidl, Dielsdorf, Switzerland

Horse Groomer

September 1999-February 2000


  • Worked five days a week, 10-13 hours per day
  • Took care of 7 to 11 Grand Prix –level dressage horses, which required very hard physical work
  • Extensive responsibility as the horses were very expensive
  • Worked with a British girl, which improved English language skills
  • Having a Swiss Boss improved German language skills


  • Horseback Riding few times a week. Used to have own horses some years ago and compete at the national level on show jumping. Having own horses developed responsible behaviors
  • Rollerblading, Swimming, Physical Fitness Exercising


  • The Finnish Seamen’s Union, since April 1998, labor union for Finnish sailors, about 10 000 members
  • The Riders of Luvia (LuRa), since 1990, located on west coast of Finland, Luvia, about 200 members, used to represent the club in competitions between riding clubs

  • Mr. Jouko Niinisalo, TMI Jouko Niinisalo, employer, address XXXXX Nakkila, phone XXX-XXXX XXX
  • Ms. Marketta Engblom, Viking Line Abp, employer, Mariehamn, phone XXX-XX-XXXX XXX
  • Ms. Franziska Seidl, employer, address XXXXXX Hochfelden Switzerland, phone XX-XX-XXXX XXX
  • Mr. Lasse Luukkonen, Porin Seudun Steinerkoulu, teacher, address XXXXX Pori, phone XXX-XX-XXXX XXX