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Why do I JCI?

As JCI United's first year and my first year as a JCI member/board member draws to an end, it is time to look back. However, instead of pointing out how much we as a young organization and as a group of young professionals have grown and learned on the way, I want to...

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Deep In My Discomfort Zone

The year 2016 started very differently than any other year before it; we set up a new international JCI chapter in Pirkanmaa. We had and idea, and very soon we had people around it. This year has been spent networking, finding partners, bringing people together,...

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Jaycees In Action

 “Learning by doing” has truly started. JCI United organized an Eurovision party in Kaijakka on the 14th of May. We wanted to throw a party to everyone that included theme decorations, live-streaming from the Eurovision Contest, playful contests and betting on the...

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Making Tampere More International!

During the start of the year we’ve been discussing what internalization means to JCI United. We’ve had our own ideas, but at the same time we’ve realised that there are many people and organizations that have been working around internalization and more international...

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A Kind of Magic

I heard about JCI for the first time few years ago. I didn’t exactly know, what it is all about, but anyway it sounded interesting and fun but seemed still a bit vague for me. I have to honestly say, that it also sounded a bit like insider’s bustle and some rumors I...

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JCI From A Newcomer’s Point Of View

My name is Tuomo Isokivijärvi and I am participating in JCI activities now for the first time. As a 27-year old entrepreneur and graduating student at University of Tampere, it was an interesting opportunity to join the new chapter, JCI United. Although I really had...

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