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Jobs in English, international applicants

For international and English-speaking applicants

At Academic Work, we are experts in staffing and recruitment of young professionals. Are you a student looking for a part-time job, have recently graduated, or have a few years of working experience and are looking for a new job? Regardless, we believe in you because we know you are ambitious, full of energy and want to grow!

Available jobs in English

At Academic Work, we work together with companies and businesses around the country and internationally to attract and recruit their new talents. We operate within many business areas, but most of our jobs are within IT, technology, finance, sales, customer service and marketing.

How to apply for a job?

Jobs open to English-speaking applicants will be written in English and have the tag “Jobs in English” which you can filter on.

See our jobs in English here.

When you find the job that you want to apply for, press on the green button, “Jetzt bewerben” and you will be guided through the application process. You will need to fill in your details and upload/fill in your CV.

Sometimes we also ask for a cover letter where you can explain your motivation and skills in more detail.

Are there no available jobs right now?

Don't worry! We publish new jobs every day and to stay updated on available jobs we recommend you to create a job alert. Based on your criteria, we will send you an email as soon as we publish a job that could interest you.

How to get all content on our website in English

Unfortunately, currently, our website is available in German and French. However, by using Google Chrome as a browser, you may see all content translated to English by clicking the right-side button on your mouse anywhere on our page and selecting Translate to English.

Work permits

If you already have a work permit in Switzerland, you can easily just apply to one or more of our available jobs right now. If this is the first time applying for a job in Switzerland, we recommend you to get familiar with the national guidelines and work permits.

You can find all the information you need here.

Being a consultant

When you apply for a job trough Academic Work, the job is either a recruitment or a consultant job. The difference between this is that if the job is a recruitment job, you will be permanently employed at the recruiting company. For a consultant assignment, you are employed by Academic Work.

Being a consultant comes with many great advantages. It is a great way for you who want to start your career by getting to know several companies or industries, test and identify what you think is most interesting and want to focus your career on and by that means continue learning along the way. As a consultant you have a Consultant Manager at Academic Work helping you at every step. The Consultant Manager is your closest manager and will guide you through your employment, help you develop and ensure that you thrive. In addition, will the Consultant Manager ensure that the laws and agreements with your assigned employer is being upheld and will help you take your next career step when the time is ready.

What to expect in the recruitment process?

We screen applications as they come in, which means that we will contact candidates that matched the profile we are looking for ongoing. The first contact is usually a phone interview, and if we see you are the right candidate with the right competency and motivation, you will be invited to an interview with one of our recruiters. This interview lasts approximately one hour, and the goal is to see if your competency and background matches what our client is looking for. Afterwards, we will do a reference check, and we recommend you have two references. Next step is an interview with the client in the company you will be working at. Afterwards we, together with the client, will do an assessment of the candidates and offer the job to one of the candidates. All the candidates will get feedback after the process is ended.

And remember – you can apply for several jobs at the same time.

Do you have any questions?

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to let us know. Send us an email to or give us a call on +41 22 518 37 00 between 8h30 to 12h30 or between 13h30 and 18h00.

About Academic Work

Academic Work is a staffing and recruitment company, founded in 1998 in Sweden. Today, we are an international organization with operations in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Switzerland, and Germany. We are experts in recruiting academics still in their studies or at the beginning of their careers – young professionals.

Since we started, we’ve helped more than 160,000 young professionals finding a job and starting their careers, while also fulfilling our clients' recruitment needs and helping them to grow.

Do you want to know more about Academic Work? You can always browse the website and our Stories & Insights. Also, check out our Instagram (@academicwork_ch) pages for more content!