University of Business & International Studies

Career Services.

Real-world experience is the new global university. At UBIS you will benefit from close ties to international institutions and business communities, which allows you to explore various internships and job opportunities. We sopport and encourage students to gain real experience through study tours, summer camps and international internships.

Opportunities The Career Services office provides students with lists of internships and student job opportunities throughout the year.

Several external sites often request interns and student workers:

Recent requests for interns received by UBIS:

  • Union des banques suisses (UBS), Geneva, Switzerland
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA), Geneva Switzerland
  • Nissan International S.A., Geneva, Switzerland
  • Kuoni Reisen AG, Zürich Switzerland
  • PAM Insight, London, United Kingdom
  • Amnick Social Enterprise, London, United Kingdom
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva, Switzerland
  • World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva, Switzerland
  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Geneva, Switzerland
  • The Center for Humanitarian Dialogue (CHD), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Centre for Humanitarian Psychology (CHP), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Women International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Globalethics, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Amnesty International, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Mercuria Energy Trading S.A., Geneva, Switzerland
  • Pierre Kunz, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Johnson & Johnson, Neuenburg/Le Locle, Switzerland
  • United Bank of Albania, Tirana, Albania
  • Albpetrol sh.a., Tirana, Albania
  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Geneva, Switzerland
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Geneva, Switzerland
  • The Global Fund. To fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland
  • International Trade Center (ITC), Geneva, Switzerland
  • International Organization for Migration (IOM), Geneva, Switzerland

UBIS Advising Services

UBIS Career Services advise students on how to write a CV/Resume, cover letters, job search strategy, presentation skills, interviewing tips, and other skills needed to successfully find a job. For an appointment, please contact: studentservices@ubis-geneva.ch.

Swiss Health Insurance – Student Services aids students in receiving Swiss Health Insurance which is mandatory in Switzerland.

International Partnerships with Internships Facilitators

UBIS is committed to helping students, participants and alumni in finding internship opportunities. UBIS partners with “Absolute Internship” and “CRCC Asia” to offer students international assignments in Asia and the United Kingdom.

Internships in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen: UBIS & CRCC Asia

CRCC Asia has an extensive network of International and Chinese firms (e.g. Morgan Stanley, KPMG, BBC Worldwide, Save the Children, Diageo, Walt Disney, Chine Britain Business Council, British Council, etc.) CRCC Asia are winners of multiple awards in China and globally, in addition to working in partnership with the British Council China on the government-funded Generation UK Campaign. They are exceptionally well positioned to provide students, graduates and young professionals a comprehensive program including specialized work placement and a unique cultural experience in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. Placement is available in a variety of sectors including: Finance, Legal, Business, Marketing, Engineering, Green Tech and much more. Roughly 30% of CRCC Asia’s interns are offered full-time employment after their internship in China and 89% of their alumni are employed in graduate level jobs within three months of returning to their home countries. Wherever you are in your studies with UBIS, an international internship in mainland China will allow you to differentiate yourself from your peers. Explore diversity and richness in one of the world’s fastest growing economies.

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Beijing, China

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Shanghai, China

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Shenzhen, China

  • For UBIS students, the internship is a valuable part of the curriculum and counts towards one (1) of your three (3) credit courses.
  • Bachelor student’s three (3) credits are given as: One (1) course or the Capstone Project will be replaced by an Internship and an Internship Management Report.
  • Master student’s three (3) credits are given as: One (1) course or the Final Project will be replaced by an Internship and an Internship Management Report.

Internship Requirements/Eligibility

  • Open to students who have completed at least 2 years of a Bachelor degree
  • Open to students who have completed at least 1 year and a half of a Master degree
  • Fluency in English
  • Motivation letter
  • CV

For more information on CRCC Asia’s Award-Winning China Internship Program, please check the following links:

For more information about the internship format and content, intakes and prices, please contact us.
* Internships assignments are open to students from other universities under certain conditions. Please contact studentservices@ubis-geneva.ch for more information.

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