Academic internships

The Embassy of Switzerland in Pakistan will offer a full-time internship from October 1, 2021 for the duration of 4 to 6 months to highly motivated and qualified candidates.

Description of the internship:

The internship gives a good insight into the world of diplomacy and the work of a strategically important mid-sized Swiss Embassy. The intern will work closely with members of the Embassy on a variety of files mainly in the political economic, scientific and cultural field. The assigned tasks range from researching, writing reports, representing the Embassy at meetings to organizing events. 

The position is remunerated.

Requirements for applicants: 

  • Swiss nationality or permanent residency in Switzerland

  • Applicants who are not Swiss nationals or permanent residents of Switzerland will not be considered and any query will not be answered

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree. No more than 12 months between graduation and start of internship

  • Strong interest in international, particularly South Asian affairs.

  • Aptitude to write short and concise analysis

  • Language skills: excellent written and spoken command of German and English as well as a strong knowledge of French

  • The total duration of internships with the Federal Administration, including this internship, must not exceed one year

  • For more information please refer to the website of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (see links below)

Application must include:

Copy of passport or residency permit, motivation letter, CV, copy of university diploma and transcripts or latest report, letters of recommendation, employment certificates.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to by 15 July 2021.


Hochschulpraktika (German)

Stage académique (French)

Stage per Universitari (Italian)