Workshops and training

Insight Day

Explore your opportunities for working in international cooperation.

Are you interested in a career in international cooperation but need to know where and how to start? And is this sector really for you? Insight Day is aimed at professionals from other sectors ("career changers"), graduates and students. During this one-day workshop, you will get an overview of the Swiss labour market, the range of employers, job requirements, and career opportunities. You will reflect on your motivation and be able to better assess your options.

Reflection Day
Location
Bienne, Lausanne, Lugano or online
Duration
1 day
Languages
English
French
German
Italian
Price CHF  
100

incl. drinks, snacks and standing lunch.
Early bird: 
registration until 14 days before the workshop: CHF 80
Cancellation:
up to 5 days before the workshop, you will receive a 95% refund

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Topics

Job market: who are the main actors in international cooperation?

Gain a better understanding of the organisations and their activities in development cooperation, humanitarian aid, and peacebuilding.

Range of work: broad and diverse

Working in international cooperation can vary greatly depending on your function, area of work, employer, location, etc. Learn why jobs in the sector are so multifaceted.

Requirements: do you have what it takes?

Assess whether you have the essential criteria for a job in international cooperation; find out what you can do to meet these requirements in the future.

Your motivation: what drives you?

Put into perspective your motivation to work in the sector.

Entry and career opportunities illustrated by case studies

Find out how other professionals entered international cooperation and how their careers developed.

Advice: what next steps should you take?

How you can get closer to a career in international cooperation.

I appreciated receiving so much useful information in one day, as well as valuable personal advice.

Insight Day participant

A participatory workshop

  • The workshop combines a variety of methods and materials ranging from information, portraits of professionals and plenary discussions to individual work.
  • You have the opportunity to discuss specific situations individually or in groups.
  • Our advisors and experts in international cooperation accompany you throughout the day.

Facilitators

Beat Geiser
Beat
 
Geiser
Beat has coached individuals and groups in career development, career transitions, work... More
Natal Donnaloia
Natal
 
Donnaloia
Natal is a Senior HR Advisor at cinfo. He is responsible for the cinfoPoste job portal ... More
Adrian Marti
Adrian
 
Marti
Adrian has worked in international cooperation for 30+ years for the ICRC, SDC, UNHCR, ... More

Registration

07.04.2023, Informations- und Inspirationstag

CHF 
100
Biel-Bienne
,
Switzerland
Entdecken Sie Ihre Möglichkeiten, in der internationalen Zusammenarbeit aktiv zu werden.
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21.04.2023, Journée d'information et inspiration

CHF 
100
Zoom
,
Online
Explorez vos perspectives de travail dans la coopération internationale.
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23.06.2023, Informations- und Inspirationstag

CHF 
100
Biel-Bienne
,
Switzerland
Entdecken Sie Ihre Möglichkeiten, in der internationalen Zusammenarbeit aktiv zu werden.
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07.07.2023, Journée d'information et inspiration

CHF 
100
Zoom
,
Online
Explorez vos perspectives de travail dans la coopération internationale.
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15.09.2023, Informations- und Inspirationstag

CHF 
100
Biel-Bienne
,
Switzerland
Entdecken Sie Ihre Möglichkeiten, in der internationalen Zusammenarbeit aktiv zu werden.
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20.10.2023, Journée d'information et inspiration

CHF 
100
Zoom
,
Online
Explorez vos perspectives de travail dans la coopération internationale.
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17.11.2023, Informations- und Inspirationstag

CHF 
100
Biel-Bienne
,
Switzerland
Entdecken Sie Ihre Möglichkeiten, in der internationalen Zusammenarbeit aktiv zu werden.
Register now