Career Services works with current students and recent alumni to explore, identify and reach their goals for work or graduate school.

With many years of experience in the business sector, our Career Services Director has the expertise, extensive professional experience and resources and network to assist you on a confidential, individual basis.

Read former student testimonials about Career Services support

For employers or internship providers:  Please reach us to bring your opportunity to our students and alumni.  See contacts, below.

Career Services provides

Are you having difficulties choosing a major or knowing how to look for an internship? Wondering how to best prepare for graduate schools or how to use your graduate studies to change your career?

Confidential, individual meetings to discuss and assess what you have to offer and what career possibilities await. Starting in your freshman year, we will help you create an individualized plan with the Webster Geneva Career Planner, and help you strategically acquire the hard/soft skills and experience during your studies to increase your chances to reach your goals. We also work closely with the Academic Advisors through the Scholars and Academic Careers Excel (ACE) programs to help align your academic program with your career goals.

To make an appointment, send an email to careerservices@webster.ch

To get an internship or a job, making great first impression is key!

Career Services can help you with a well-designed, updated CV, letter of motivation and LinkedIn profile highlighting the best you have to offer. Learn how to effectively prepare for your interview and tackle tough questions.

To make an appointment, send an email to careerservices@webster.ch

Career Services helps all students in their search and application for internships. For internships for credit, students need to obtain prior approval from the Head of the Department. Internships provide both valuable experience and insight into the kinds of careers or organizations that you would enjoy.

Undergraduate students with at least 80 credit hours and a GPA of 2.5 or higher and graduate students with at least 2 terms completed and a GPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible to join Webster’s Internship Program and will be sent details of around 250 plus internships posted each academic year. You decide if you would like to apply or not for a specific posting. Internships are available in businesses, NGOs and International Organizations and for all majors offered by Webster University, Geneva Campus.

Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher may join Webster’s Honors Internship Program. When an Honors Intern applies for an internship, Career Services will highlight their application to the internship provider.

Career Services helps students to develop their CVs including academic goals throughout their studies in alignment with their developing career interests and graduate school programs they may ultimately decide to apply for. Careers provides impartial help with the choice of programs and graduate schools. We also help students with the complex logistics of the graduate school application process.

See below for a list of some of the graduate schools accepting Webster Geneva students. If you like further details on which programs these students were accepted into please contact us at careerservices@webster.ch.

Examples of Graduate Schools accepting Webster Geneva graduates

Universities in Switzerland

Université de Genève
MA in Neuroscience
MSc in Psychology
International Organizations MBA

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Master in Development Studies

ETH Zurich
MA in Comparative and International Studies, International Political Economy

EPFL
PhD candidate Green Economy and Resource Governance (GERG), EDMT, EPFL

Universität Luzern
Master in Health and Behavior Management - Health Sciences

Université de Fribourg
MA in International and European Business
PhD Candidate in International Business
MSc Psychologie Clinique et de la Santé

Universita della Svizzera Italiana
Master in Finance

Université de Lausanne
MSc in Management
MBA Corporate Finance
Master of Public Administration (IDHEAP)

Université de Neuchâtel
Msc Migration et Citoyenneté
Master in Information Systems

Universität Berne, World Trade Institute
MA in International Law and Economics


Universities outside Switzerland

Bologna Business School (Italy)
MA in Marketing Communication and New Media

CASS Business School (UK)
Masters in Global Supply Chain
MSc Mathematical Trading and Finance

Cologne Business School (Germany)
MA Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Columbia University (USA)
MBA

Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)
MA in Media Studies

EADA Business School (Spain)
Master in Marketing

EAE Business School (Spain)
Master in Marketing

École Polytechnique (France)
Master of Science and Technology: Threats and Defenses

Emerson College (USA)
MA in Broadcast Journalism

emLyon
MSc Digital Marketing and Data Sciences

Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid Universidad Europea (Spain)
MBA in Sports Management

Harvard University (USA)
MA in Religion and Politics

Hertie School of Governance (Berlin, Germany)
MA Public Policy

Hult International Business School (London, UK)
Master in International Business
MA in International Marketing

IE Business School (Spain)
MSc Finance

Johns Hopkins University (USA)
MA in Political Communication

King's College London (UK)
MSc International Management,
MA in Conflict, Security & Development
MA Conflict, Security, and Development, War Studies Department
MA in International Conflict Studies

Kingston University (UK)
MSc in Innovation, Management, Entrepreneurship

Leiden University (Netherlands)
MSc International Relations and Diplomacy
MSc Public Administration

London Business School (UK)
MSc. Management

London College of Fashion (UK)
Master Strategic Fashion Marketing

London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)
MA in Social and Organisational Psychology
MA in Late Development
MSc African Development
MSc Political Economy of Late Development
MSc Conflict Studies
MSc in Development Studies
McGill University (Canada)
Law Degree, Faculty of Law

Monterey Institute of International Studies(USA)
MA International Policy Studies with focus on Terrorism and Nonproliferation

Newcastle University (UK)
MA Education
MA Psychology, Education
MBA
Masters of Banking and Finance
New York University (USA)
MS Public Relations

Nova School of Business and Economics (Portugal)
MSc Finance

Oslo University (Norway)
MA Peace and Conflict Studies

Oxford University (UK)
DPhil, Middle East Center

Queen Mary, University of London (UK)
MA International Business
MA in International Relations

Rotterdam School of Management. Erasmus University (Netherlands)
MSc Finance and Investment
MSc in Finance

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
MFA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media.

Santa Clara University (California, USA)
MA Marriage & Family Therapy

Sciences Po and London School of Economics
MS and MA Environmental Policy and Developmental Management *Dual Degree

SOAS School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (UK)
MA Human Rights Law
MA Development Studies
MSc International Politics

Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden)
MSc in Economics and Business

The Australian National University (Canberra, Australia)
MA Diplomacy

Universitat Automona de Barcelona (Spain)
Master of Applied Research in Business and Economics

University for the Creative Arts (London, UK)
MFA Photography

University of Cambridge (UK)
Master in Philosophy in Education, Globalism and International Development
MPhil Social Anthropological Analysis

University College of London, University of London (UK)
MSc in Human – Computer Interaction with Ergonomics
MSc Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology

University College Dublin (Ireland)
MS in Computer Science

University of Edinburgh (UK)
MS International Development
MSc International Development
MSc in Mental Health

University of Leuven (Belgium)
MBA
MSc in Finance

University of Northampton (UK)
MBA

University of Roehampton (UK)
MBA

University of Sunderland (UK)
MA Education

University of the Arts, London (UK)
MA Journalism

University of Warwick - Warwick Business School (UK)
MSc in Information Systems and Management

University of Westminster (UK)
MA Marketing Communications
MSc Advanced Software Engineering
MSc International Development Management

University of York (UK)
MSc in Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice

Career Services brings the employment community to campus (Corporations, NGOs, International Organizations, Recruiters) through events inviting a variety of professionals including Webster alums working in HR and line management in many different types of organizations. Over 60 organizations- 25+ non-profits, 40+ companies & recruiters- have come on campus to meet students.

Events always include time for students to network. Events focus on a variety of themes and sectors such as obtaining internships and jobs in media communications, banking, trading, marketing, and finance to working in the UN or NGOs.

Featured event:  Alumni Career Mixer (Spring semester)
Career Services designed the event to correspond to job functions aligned with Webster’s degree program and recruited alumni from local employers in Switzerland that included:

Lombard Odier  • Nesté Skin Health • Julius Baer  • IATA • Medtronic •  Decisive Wealth Management • Institut le Rosy •  World Health Organization  HSBC Private Banking • International AIDS Society

Students and recent alumni were able to listen to short presentations by senior alumni, and to exchange ideas and meet 1-to-1 during the networking reception.

Further samples of Career Services presentations, events and workshops in recent semesters:

Previous workshops also included:

Career Services locally administers the Global Mentoring Program. This program matches current Webster students with Webster alumni around the world. Matches are made based upon common career interests and monthly mentoring meetings are held (virtually or in person) to enable the student to learn more about a career of interest and understand how to enter and be successful in this field of work. Participation in the program allows students to make more informed career decisions and develop their networking skills; a key to career success. 

 

 

 

Beatrice

Beatrice von Mach

Director, Career Services

+41 79 672 63 75
careerservices@webster.ch

Office hours on campus:  Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays