Persone svizzere nelle organizzazioni multilaterali

Promotion of Swiss applications in the UN and multilateral development banks

When you apply for a job in a multilateral organisation, you are competing with professionals from all over the world. This means that your application has to stand out and convincingly match the requirements of the job. Let cinfo help you optimise your application and support you throughout the recruitment process.  

Working with the United Nations

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Are you thinking about joining a multilateral organisation or advancing your career? We are here to guide and support you through all stages of the process.

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Insight Day

Join us for a one-day information and career orientation session to learn more about working in international cooperation and meet cinfo.

cinfoPoste Job Portal

Find vacancies at the United Nations, at development banks and in other international and Swiss-based organisations.

cinfoPoste Talent Pool

Make your profile available to us! By creating a profile, you will join our talent pool and receive notifications of suitable vacancies.

Career Advice

Get support with all your career questions. In this safe space, you can address your expectations and needs, focusing on your professional aspirations and personal development.

Find practical information and tips

What is it like to work for the United Nations

Get to know how the UN works, the different agencies and the working environment.

What is it like to work for a development bank

Find out what it is like to work for a development bank and what you need to be aware of.

Blog articles on working in multilateral organisations

We regularly publish insightful articles on the subject, as well as interviews and testimonials from professionals working at the UN and development banks.

Network with employers and experts

We regularly host career events with employers and international cooperation professionals. These online and offline events offer participants a unique opportunity to explore career opportunities and gain insights into the working culture of UN organisations and development banks.

Forum cinfo

Forum cinfo is the Swiss career event for international cooperation. Held every two years in Bern and online, it connects professionals at all stages of their career with a wide range of internationally active organisations.

Community "Swiss with Multilateral Organisations"

With this community, cinfo provides a unique space for Swiss professionals working in multilateral organisations to address their needs, network and support each other.

We support you in preparing your application

Job Application Support

We advise you on how to improve your application in order to match your profile with the selection criteria.

Prepare effectively for your upcoming interview

Free Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation

If you are a Swiss national and have been invited to an interview or assessment centre for an international position in one of our 20 focus multilateral organisations, you can benefit from our free interview preparation service.

Get your application flagged

Application Flagging: If you are invited to the first round of the selection process (written test/interview etc.) for an international position with one of cinfo’s focus multilateral organisations, we will inform our contacts in the employer's HR department and, as adequate, our partners in the federal administration in order to support your visibility. 

Inform us about your upcoming interview: Upload a copy of the job vacancy and your application in your cinfoPoste Talent Pool profile and contact

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Why go through cinfo

As a member state of the UN and a stakeholder in multilateral development banks, the Swiss Confederation is striving to increase the presence of Swiss professionals in various multilateral organisations. cinfo, the Swiss centre of competence for careers in international cooperation, has been mandated by the SDC and SECO to attract Swiss candidates and support highly promising candidates in application processes.

Our experienced HR advisors are in contact with the HR departments of the focus multilateral organisations as well as with the relevant specialists at SDC and SECO. Getting information and support from cinfo can therefore, increase your chances of success.

Networking with employers and experts

How can you get first-hand information from, and network with HR specialists, recruiters and experts?

Do not miss the Forum cinfo, the Swiss event on work and careers in international cooperation, and our "Behind the Scenes" event series. Some events are webinars, others take place in Switzerland or in the countries where the multilateral organisations are based.

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