Médecins Sans Frontières

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare.

Working for Médecins Sans Frontières

MSF employs more than 30,000 people: more than 90% are nationally recruited staff, around 3,000 are international staff.

Regularly sought profiles

  • In the executive offices: experts in operations, communications, advocacy, fundraising, finance and human resources.
  • In the field: doctors, nurses, midwives, surgeons, anaesthetists, epidemiologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, logistics experts, water and sanitation engineers, administrators and other support staff.

Two years of work experience are required for all non-medical and paramedical profiles. Three years of work experience are required for all medical profiles. Both English and French are required.

Opportunities for students and junior professionals

MSF offers internships at Bachelor level in Geneva and Zurich in the sectors of events, media, fundraising, and direction.

Portraits of employees

MSF Switzerland
msf.ch (in French)

MSF International
msf.org

Headquarters
Geneva, Switzerland

Fields of activity
Humanitarian aid; emergency relief; health

Countries of operation
MSF is a worldwide movement of 24 national and regional associations, bound together as MSF International. Most associations have an executive office. In 2017, MSF worked in 70 countries.

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