Swiss currently working with the United Nations or an International Financial Institution

Are you Swiss and currently employed at a UN organisation or International Financial Institution? Do you wish to advance professionally, are looking to orient yourself or want to discuss other matters related to your multilateral career? We can help you!

At cinfo, we can support you in building networks and guide you throughout the different stages of your career.

Benefit from:

Networking opportunities

As you know, networking is crucial for a successful career. Through cinfo you can:

  • Connect with other Swiss professionals by joining the LinkedIn group 'Swiss with Multilaterals'
  • Meet with other Swiss professionals and representatives of the Swiss Government at networking events organised by cinfo during our annual missions to New York and Geneva
  • Exchange with HR representatives from the UN and IFIsInternational Financial Institutions at our regular virtual and in-person networking events
Next: career advice & orientation
Career advice & orientation

Have you reached a crossroad, need to take a quick decision, or face personal challenges related to your career UN or IFIInternational Financial Institution career?

Register for an individual coaching session or participate in a career orientation workshop to reflect on:

  • Your professional and/or personal situation (including decision-making on job offers, relocation or repatriation, dual careers, etc.)
  • Your skills and potential
  • Your career goals and strategies to reach them
Next: application & interview support
Application & interview support

Have you applied or do you intend to apply for a new position?

We can provide support at all stages of the recruitment process:

  • Make your application documents stand out by registering for a Job Application Support
  • If you apply to one of cinfo's 12 focus organisations mentioned below, send us a copy of your application and the vacancy so we can inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government
  • If you are invited for a job interview, increase your chances of success by registering for an Interview Preparation training. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals that interview with one of cinfo's 12 focus organisations.
Next: courses and trainings
Courses and trainings

Develop your competences through our various training programmes and courses and overcome work related difficulties, including:

  • intercultural challenges
  • leadership issues
  • stress and work-life balance
  • health and safety

Our focus organisations

cinfo has been mandated by the SDCSwiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and SECOSwiss State Secretariat for Economic Cooperation to provide support in order to strengthen the presence of Swiss nationals in the following organisations:

Stay up-to-date about developments and recruitment initiatives for these organisations by subscribing to our newsletter and following us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.

If you are interested in joining one of these organisations, cinfo can support you as follows: 

  • Before you apply for a specific position: Improve your application documents by benefitting from our Job Application Support.
  • After you have applied: You are encouraged to share a copy (PDF) both of your application and the vacancy announcement with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.

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