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General Information

The programme will try to assist you in finding an internship with an international organization or regarding your application for a specific job.

Many of our students obtain easily internships with the international organizations, the diplomatic missions and NGOs in Geneva.

The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) provides information regarding internships and jobs with an international organization.

  • Are you considering a professional career in an international organization? The FDFA recommends reading in particular "Career in an International Organization". The publication can be downloaded from the site of the FDFA.
  • The FDFA provides assistance for Swiss nationals interested in applying for a job with an international organization. If you have already found a job description that matches your profile, the FDFA will be happy to provide advice.
  • Respective Site of the FDFA


For further information about a career in NGOs or within UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNV, and WFP, please contact cinfo (= Center for Information, Counseling and Training) a mandated partner organisation of the FDFA.

Homepage of cinfo

Special Internships

TRALAC internship programme

The objective of the tralac (trade law centre for south africa) internship programme is to promote, among graduate students and recent graduates, a better understanding of international trade matters, and to provide an opportunity to contribute to the inter-disciplinary (trade law and economics) analysis of trade matters.
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