Internship at the Representative Office of Switzerland

The Representative Office of Switzerland offers in principle to one or two persons per year the possibility to complete an internship within a small team based in Al-Bireh/Ramallah.


  • Studies (minimum bachelor degree) finished less than 12 months at the beginning of the internship (long stays abroad, military or civilian service, maternity leave are not included in this period)
  • No professional experience in the domain other than internships. The total duration of previously performed internships within the Federal Administration and the expected internship at the Representative Office should not exceed 12 months
  • Swiss nationality or residence in Switzerland
  • Good knowledge of at least two national languages
  • Knowledge and interest in Middle East politics


  • Internship duration: minimum three months with a possible extension of one to three months
  • Period of internship: to be agreed upon
  • Compensation: an allowance to cover partially the incurred costs will be granted


Candidate files (motivation letter, CV with photo, copies of diplomas, internship and work certificates) are to be submitted until 30 December 2020 for an internship beginning in March 2021, preferably by email at the following address:

Each candidate will be informed of the selection results. For further information, please call: 00970 2 240 83 60.