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Science & Technology Office Tokyo, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan

Invest in your Future

The Science & Technology Office Tokyo is offering an traineeship for 6 months at the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan ideally starting on September 1, 2018. This provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience in the challenging world of science policy, bilateral collaborations, and scientific intelligence.

We seek:

  • Excellent skills in English and computer, and a flair for graphic design (Adobe suite)
  • University graduate with a strong interest in science, technology, innovation & start-ups
  • Proactive and open-minded personality, Independent worker
  • Japanese language skills are preferred


  • Graduation (BA or Master) from university after 01.09.2017
  • Past traineeships do not exceed 6 months in total

We offer:

  • Responsible involvement in projects and tasks
  • Main fields: Events, exhibitions & reports related to S&T, startups, as well as bilateral scientific relations
  • Close cooperation with the other members of the Science & Technology Office Tokyo
  • International work environment with office in the Embassy
  • Limited monthly pay


If you are a Swiss citizen or educated in Switzerland and your profile matches the above skill set, please send a motivation letter and CV (both in English) with picture to Science & Technology Office Tokyo:

Application Deadline: May 24, 2017