Higher education internships at SBB offer you varied insights into Switzerland’s largest travel and transport company.
During your higher education internship, you can expect challenging work in a sector suited to you. You will take on responsibility for important tasks in innovative projects or conceptual topics. A framework programme also gives you the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the diversity of SBB’s operations and exchange experiences with other higher education interns.
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From higher education internships in traditional areas such as marketing, finance, HR, IT and strategy and technical areas such as maintenance, network development, energy, construction projects and mechanical engineering, right through to ones in innovative and renowned SBB projects, we offer you a wide range of possibilities. Once we are better acquainted with your skills and interests, we will help you look for a suitable entry position at SBB.
You will receive attractive remuneration during your higher education internship:
During your bachelor’s degree: CHF 2,800
After your bachelor’s degree and during your master’s degree: CHF 3,800
After your master’s degree: CHF 4,800
The amounts in Swiss francs relate to the monthly pay when working at 100%.
If your working percentage surpasses 50% and your position lasts at least six months, you will receive a Half Fare Travelcard as a benefit. You can purchase a GA Travelcard for an additional fee. However, if your position lasts at least one year and your working percentage is at least 50%, you will automatically be entitled to a 2nd class GA Travelcard. You are entitled to at least five weeks of holiday per year. The amount of holiday decreases pro rata according to the length of your internship. You have the opportunity to participate in networking events and will be part of the SBB Young Talents Community.
After completing the programme, you have a good chance of securing a permanent position at SBB.
You will have ideally successfully completed at least four semesters of your studies and are now looking to gain professional experience. You are ambitious and already know exactly which areas you are interested in.
You start your higher education internship with us at a time that works well for us both. The duration of your higher education internship depends on the working percentage you choose. You are free to choose a working percentage between 50% and 100%:
50% – 12 months
60% – 10 months
80% – 7 months
100% – 6 months
That means you have enough time for your leisure activities outside of work.
Here you can find all the key information on the entire application process:
Submit your application within one of the four application windows:
Application window to start in April, Mai, June or July 2023: 16 January 2023 to 29 January 2023
Application window to start in August, September, October, November or December 2022: 1 May to 14 May 2023
Application window to start in January, February or March 2024: 9 October 2023 to 22 October 2023
A complete application file will contain your CV with all key information on your skills and competencies as well as your qualifications, evaluation sheets and references of employment. Cover letters are specifically not required.
All our jobs are advertised under vacancies. You can only apply directly online via the job advertisement.
We assess your application file in the following periods:
Pre-selection 1: 7 to 9 November 2022
Pre-selection 2: 30 January to 1 February 2023
Pre-selection 3: 15 to 17 May 2023
Pre-selection 4: 23 to 25 October 2023
After an initial selection process, a decision will be made as to whether you will be accepted into our pool of higher education interns.
From the pool of higher education interns, we will match your dossier with possible suitable positions at SBB. The manager responsible for the position in question will invite you to an interview. This is your opportunity to get more in-depth insights into the position. If the introductory interview goes well for both parties, there is then a clear path to a position and your work contract will be written up. If the fit isn’t good, the application will be matched with other positions.