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Internship at the Swiss Embassy in Kyiv

Full time for 6 months / Kyiv

As an academic intern you support the Embassy in all its diplomatic activities. In addition, you have the opportunity to discover various areas of Swiss foreign policy in relation to Ukraine.

Your competencies

  • A university or college diploma (bachelor, licentiate, master or doctorate) should not be over one year older at the beginning of the internship.
  • Strong interest in Swiss foreign policy and international relations.
  • Knowledge of the areas of politics, business, human rights and/or environmental issues is an advantage.
  • An important requirement is the knowledge of two official languages ​​as well as a good knowledge of Russian or Ukrainian language. Knowledge of English is compulsory.
  • The internship is open only to Swiss citizens or foreigners with residence in Switzerland.

Your tasks

  • Assistance in the draw up of the yearly economic report.
  • Organization, preparation and follow-up of various meetings, interviews and business trips
  • Providing information on bilateral relations on specific issues and / or countries.
  • Preparation and implementation of cultural projects or cooperation in cultural projects.
  • Participation in meetings and creation of related documents and reports.
  • Writing an analysis on current political and economic issue.

Further information

Please send complete dossier (letters of motivation, CV, certificates, references) to until end of July 2018.  Only complete dossiers will be included in the selection procedure.

For further information please contact the Swiss Embassy in Kyiv at

Start of employment: October 1, 2018

Temporary employment: The internships lasts 6 months with a possibility of extension.