As a student member of a trade union you have access to valuable information on how the collective agreements regulating your own professional field are formed and applied. No matter whether it concerns working while studying, getting a summer job or finding a traineeship, Trade Union Pro's experts can help you. We assist you both during your employment and when it ends.
All degree students are welcome to join Pro irrespective of their field of study. We know the terms and conditions of numerous different fields can help you already while studying to reach your dream job.
Also self-employed entrepreneurs, or students aiming to become one, are welcome to join Pro. We provide thorough and personalised support also when starting and running your own company.
As a student member you belong to Trade Union Pro's student association.
As a member of Trade Union Pro you have access to free legal counselling provided by our lawyers who are specialized in labour law.
In addition, if you need legal counselling on matters related to your private life, you can consult our partner's lawyers for free.
As a member you get concrete advice from your personal career coach. Coaching helps you to succeed in your career, show your skills and prepare for unexpected changes. Once you know your strengths, convincing others about them is also easier.
Our experts and lawyers are at your disposal. They provide support, negotiate agreements and, at the last instance, defend you in court in work-related matters. Our legal aid does not cost anything to you and carries no risks.
When you join Pro, you get free travel and leisure-time accident insurance. For students doing their traineeship abroad, the insurance is valid for 90 days from the start of the trip.
Our career coaches are specialized in increasing your welfare and keeping up your motivation. In addition to personalised coaching, we organize workshops and group coachings on many interesting topics.
Pro members receive discounts from holiday destinations, cruises and gas stations. In addition you can participate in our live trainings and webinars for free.
You have the right to earnings-related unemployment security if you have met the working condition of at least 26 calendar weeks of membership and employment before your unemployment. As a student you can accrue the working condition already before your graduation by paid traineeship, summer jobs or if you work while studying.
In practice you pay the membership fee only if you work while you study or if you are in a paid traineeship. The membership fee of the unemployment fund is fully tax-deductible.
Please find more information on Unemployment Fund Pro's website.
Become a student member by filling in this online form.
As a recent graduate you can all of our benefits and services for a reduced fee until the end of the year following your year of graduation.