Student Traineeship

The Swiss Arbitration Centre is always delighted to welcome talented interns from all over the world and to support their professional development. 

Your experience at the Swiss Arbitration Centre 

Interns will assist the case management team in the administration of arbitration and mediation cases in both the Zurich and the Geneva offices. Interns will also get the opportunity to mobilise their creative thinking and contribute to strategic projects and the organisation of major events.

Required skills 

The candidate should: 

  • demonstrate a keen interest in dispute resolution
  • be proficient in English with a good level of French or German (fluency in any other languages, in particular Italian, is a plus) 
  • be prepared to demonstrate adaptability and flexibility in the workplace, and
  • value teamwork. 

Time period

Candidates are invited to submit their applications by the end of May if they wish to join the team as of September. If they wish to join the team as of March, then they should submit their applications by the end of November. 

Kindly note that we offer internships that last from one to six months and invite the candidates to clearly state their availability in the application. 


Candidates are responsible for obtaining appropriate and required visas and permits.


Applications shall be submitted to the e-mail address together with a CV, a motivation letter and any other documents deemed necessary.  

Given the high number of applications and the limited number of interns we can accommodate, please accept our apologies for not being able to answer to all requests.

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