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Internships

Gain international work experience interning at a local, non-governmental, or international organization in Geneva. Considering the strengths of the location, many UC students in Geneva work on projects related to human rights, international trade, communication, and global health.

Key Facts

  • This is a full-time internship program
  • The internship occurs in the summer - select the spring plus summer term when you apply
  • To secure an internship, you will need a resident permit (the University of Geneva will assist with this)
  • Internships may require an additional visa process

Language

You can intern in English or French. The language expectation varies by placement.

Academics

No course is required, but to receive academic credit you’ll have regular meetings with an internship supervisor and a final project or paper. You will receive detailed instructions on how to get credit for your internship after you apply to the program.

  • Pass/no pass credit

Arrangements

To arrange your internship, you’ll receive a list of organizations and advice. It will be up to you to find an internship provider and request an interview. You make most of the arrangements after arrival.