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Unisciti a noi

I team di Swissnex creano un ponte tra la Svizzera e i Paesi nei quali operano. Grazie alle loro attività hanno raggiunto conoscenze approfondite inerenti sia al settore della formazione, della ricerca e dell’innovazione (ERI) sia ai vari attori interessati. I nostri uffici sono situati in hub tecnologici e d’innovazione di caratura mondiale e contribuiscono a escogitare nuove strategie per mettere in contatto persone e organizzazioni. Siamo sempre in cerca di persone dinamiche e motivate interessate ad unirsi a noi.




Communication Associate

We are seeking a skilled designer who has a keen eye for detail and is always eager to learn and grow. At Swissnex in India, you’ll have the opportunity to work on diverse areas, from health to sustainability to digital self-determination, that will expand your skills and creativity. You’ll work alongside a talented and driven team committed to building compelling narratives and branding collaterals. Whether it’s designing a brand mnemonic or creating exciting campaigns, you’ll be at the forefront of our efforts to build campaigns that resonate with our audiences.

And that’s not all. You will get to connect with our network of industry experts to gain insights on the trending topics of tomorrow. Needless to mention, you will get the opportunity to explore “Incredible India”, which has inspired many thriving artists and designers.

Embrace this opportunity to create something exciting, every day. Apply now.

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Innovation Associate

Most Swiss businesses find internationalization to India challenging. The innovation team at Swissnex in India helps them analyze the market, strategize go to market approaches and build their business model based on potential customer feedback. Apart from direct market entry; Swiss businesses also look to India for inspiration, technology scouting and learning to build affordable and accessible products. The innovation team helps our stakeholders to realize their goals.

Swissnex is committed to advancing areas that are important for the future of both the countries like health resiliencedecarbonisation and digital transformation through our work. If working in innovation on these topics resonate with you, we invite you to apply. 
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Academic Engagement Associate

We are looking for individuals with a robust academic training, an eye for detail and a deep interest to learn, discover and develop beyond their subject matter expertise. Our work thrives on creative, proactive and inclusive thinking. Does that sound like something you embrace?
Then we would love to give you the opportunity to look beyond your discipline and interact with academia in a much wider scope than you did before. Work with us to engage with academia on a more strategic level. Discover the intersection of academia with start up, innovation and corporates, let your Swiss peers experience Indian excellence in science and technology at your hands.
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Junior Project Manager (Internship)

Join our Team!

Two Junior Project Manager positions are open in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Start: ideally September 2023. Apply until 30 June.

Swissnex in Brazil: Connecting Tomorrow in education, research and innovation

The mission of Swissnex in Brazil is to nurture the Swiss innovation ecosystem with ideas, concepts and contacts to help Switzerland maintain and strengthen its competitive edge. We foster dialogue and enable collaboration among opinion leaders, researchers and practitioners in education, research and innovation between Brazil and Switzerland. As part of the Swissnex global network, we connect Switzerland, Brazil and the world in education, research and innovation. We support the outreach and active engagement of our partners in the international exchange of knowledge, ideas and talent. The six main Swissnex locations are established in some of the world’s most innovative regions: Boston, Brazil, China, India, Japan and San Francisco. Swissnex is an initiative of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland and is part of the Swiss Confederation’s network abroad managed by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

Job Description: Junior Project Manager (Internship)

As part of the Swissnex team in Brazil, you are expected to take ownership of accomplishing new and different requests from Swiss and Brazilian stakeholders. You will be working in some of the most dynamic cities in the world, where opportunities and encounters are constantly happening. You will have the chance to explore such opportunities and contribute directly to innovative, scientific and entrepreneurial projects by giving inputs, connecting people, doing research, organizing events and coordinating suppliers.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Reactively and proactively work with the Swissnex CEO and the core team of Swissnex Brazil in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo to accomplish tasks and respond to requests; assist and, where possible, take full ownership of the professional implementation of projects and events; and contribute with new ideas and initiatives to further Swissnex’ unique mission and objectives. That includes:

  • Event Planning & Management: active participation in and contribution to events and learning expeditions/delegation visits;
  • Logistics & Administration: active support with logistics needed to run Swissnex, its office and events; 
  • ‘Connecting the dots’ & Networking: act as a connector between people and ideas.
Detailed Overview of Tasks

Event Planning & Management:  

  • Conduct research & participate in brainstorming for event topics;
  • Independent planning, preparation and execution of projects and events;
  • Identify, contact and coach potential speakers/exhibitors/participants;
  • Manage local stakeholders, service companies and suppliers;
  • Assist with public relations and communication between partners, sponsors, and other project partners.

Logistics & Administration:

  • Draft funding applications and reports;
  • Update and maintain event project database;
  • Logistical organization, including setting up event room, cleaning, welcoming and registering guests;
  • Take charge of AV management during events & generally support the ‘back-end’ of events;
  • Execute administrative duties such as assisting in office maintenance, basic IT support, mail distribution, and hospitality.

‘Connecting the dots’ & Networking: 

  • Reactively and proactively promote collaboration between people and organizations in Switzerland and Brazil;
  • Occasionally attend events, conferences, and meetings as a Swissnex representative, and share contacts, findings and learnings with the Swissnex team.

What we look for in a Candidate

General / Personality

  • Outgoing, communicative; avid networker and connector;
  • Independent, self-motivated;
  • Hands-on, proactive;
  • Visionary, creative, resourceful;
  • Passionate about Brazil;
  • Dedication to further Swiss excellence in science, education, innovation and art.

Background / Experience

  • Recent Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (starting date maximum 1 year after graduation date);
  • Proven experience planning and managing events and/or projects; 
  • Professional mastery of Portuguese language (reading and speaking, B2 level or more); 
  • Professional mastery of at least one Swiss national language; 
  • Professional mastery of the English language; 
  • International experience (Brazilian and Swiss experience a plus).


  • Proven organizational skills and ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to independently implement projects;
  • Excellent people and communication skills (verbal and written);
  • Attention to detail;
  • Solid time management and ability to prioritize;
  • Web and social media savvy are a plus.

Important Information

  • This is a 100% position. Ideal start date: 1st of September 2023;
  • Contract minimum duration: 6 months, maximum 12 months;
  • The position requires flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends;
  • Swiss citizenship or EU studying/recent graduate in Switzerland + valid work permit in Switzerland required;
  • Candidates with dual nationality Swiss and Brazilian are not eligible for this position;
  • Proficiency in the Portuguese language is mandatory.
  • Apply until 30 June
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Open Application

We’re always looking for talented people to join the Swissnex in China team.

If you cannot find an open position that you’d like to apply for, submit an open application!

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