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.

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Embassy of Switzerland in Washington D.C.

Academic Internships:

The Embassy of Switzerland is looking for 8 interns from September 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021 or March 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021 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 6 months. Remuneration for the positions is USD 2,700 per month.

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

Internships (PDF, 424.0 kB)

The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

The candidate will be part of the administrative team, which supports the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations as well as the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York from a clerical standpoint.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than June 12, 2020 in electronic format (word or pdf) to nycjob@eda.admin.ch. Please write into the subject line “Receptionist / Administrative Assistant” to ensure timely processing of your application.

Job Description (PDF, 242.9 kB)

Administrative Assistant

You will be the assistant to the "Peace and Security" Team at the Mission. The Team is responsible for following the Switzerland’s priorities in the Peace and Security pillar of the United Nations (UN), and will be in this context particularly active in Switzerland’s campaign for a non-permanent seat in the Security Council.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than June 5, 2020 in electronic format (word or pdf) to nyc.job-application-un@eda.admin.ch Please write into the subject line "Administrative Assistant" to ensure timely processing of your application.

Job Description (PDF, 396.4 kB)