Job openings

Jobs at Swiss representations in the U.S. will be published here.

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) regulary seeks qualified and motivated employees.

Job vacancies will be published through the state job web portal. You can tailor your search towards your requirements through various search criteria.

State job portal (de, fr, it)

Embassy of Switzerland in Washington D.C.


Academic Internships:

The Embassy of Switzerland is looking for 8 interns from September 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020. Please take a look at possibilities and requirements on our Academic Internships page

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

Academic Internship:

The Consulate General in New York also offers 3 internship positions to qualified candidates in the following sections:

  1. Economic Affairs and Communication
  2. Culture and Education
  3. Swiss Business Hub in New York and San Francisco

The purpose of these academic internships is to offer students or recent graduates an opportunity to discover the activities of a Swiss representation abroad and to become familiar with the diverse aspects of a diplomatic career.

All positions are full-time (40 hours per week) and run for 4 to 6 months. Remuneration for the positions is USD 2,200 per month.

For details and how to apply, read the document on internships.

Internships  (PDF, 429.3 kB)

Swiss Business Hub USA

Trade Commissioner in the Swiss Business Hub USA Team

The Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco is looking for a qualified candidate for a permanent position as Trade Commissioner for the Swiss Business Hub USA (SBH USA). This is a locally recruited position within the SBH USA at the Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than May 17th, 2019 in electronic format (word or pdf) to Please write into the subject line “SBH –Trade Commissioner” to ensure timely processing of your application.

Job Description (PDF, 445.3 kB) 

Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations

The Permanent Representation of Switzerland to the United Nations is seeking a Scientific Advisor that can start work on May 1st, 2019. This is a local recruitment. 

The position available is within a team that is responsible for sustainable development issues and humanitarian affairs at the Permanent Representation.

The application deadline is March 25th, 2019 by email to 

Job Description (PDF, 417.3 kB)