Academic internships

Academic Internships at the Embassy of Switzerland in Myanmar

The Embassy of Switzerland in Myanmar offers a position as Academic Intern from April to December 2019. 

The internship at the integrated Embassy in Yangon offers the opportunity to gain insights into the work of a Swiss embassy, covering political and cultural affairs, economics, as well as development, humanitarian aid, and peace promotion. In a diverse and exciting work environment, the successful candidate will proactively contribute to the representation of Swiss interests in Myanmar. 


The position is intended for motivated and dynamic graduates (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree holders) in fields such as: law, social and political sciences, economics. The last degree must have been obtained less than a year before the beginning of the internship. Furthermore, candidates must be in possession of Swiss citizenship. Previous academic internships within the federal administration may not exceed a duration of six months

Interested candidates submit their application including 

-       a motivation letter;

-       a curriculum vitae;

-       copies of diplomas, incl. grades obtained; as well as

-       two recommendation letters 

per e-mail to, not later than December 31st, 2018. 

The selection process will take place during January 2019. 

Remuneration will be based on a Swiss internship contract.