You know what you want. We'll help you get there. - Staufenbiel Institut

You know what you want. We'll help you get there. - Staufenbiel Institut


You know what you want.

We’ll help you get there.

Opportunities at UBS for graduates and students in Switzerland

Would you like to…

Collaborate with people of all nationalities, cultures, skill sets and


Be part of a global team where your career can move forward?

Work on challenging, multifaceted tasks and projects?

Never stop learning?

Join a firm committed to ethical conduct and managing its

environmental impact?

Learn from smart people who respect your point of view?

Whatever subject you’re studying, if you answered yes,

then UBS could be for you.

Join a global firm

• UBS employs about 64,000 people around the world

• We’re present in all major financial centers worldwide and have offices in more than 50 countries. About 36% of our employees

work in the Americas, 35% in Switzerland, 17% in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and 12% in Asia Pacific.

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Worldwide presence.

As at 30.06.2012; UBS quarterly report.



Europe / Middle East / Africa


Asia Pacific


What’s on offer?

There are a variety of ways to experience working at UBS, depending on where you are in your academic career.

For students – Internship Program

Our internship programs are the best way to prepare for a

graduate position at UBS. They are opportunity to work with and

learn from some of the most successful people in finance today

– while acquiring the skills and making the contacts that will give

you a head start when you graduate.

You will be a valued and productive member of your team

from day one, as we believe it is important to expose you to

interesting projects and worthwhile work experience with real

responsibilities. You’ll also have plenty of opportunity to network

with your peers, recent graduates and senior people from across

the bank.

Your internship program will contain the following elements:

• Welcome Day: learn about our principles, strategy and


• Interns’ Event: get to know your peers and spend an exciting

day together

• Get to Know UBS Sessions: gain unique insights into UBS

through senior leaders and UBS graduates.

• Interns’ Lunches: informal exchange with other interns

In addition, you’ll have access to other networking opportunities

and community projects. Throughout the program, you’ll be

supported by your line manager, campus recruiting and various

exchange platforms.


We always seek to hire the best interns after graduation. After

your internship program you’ll be kept informed of news and

job opportunities, and will be invited to join our intern alumni


So an internship could be your gateway to a rewarding career.

Here are the programs that we offer in Switzerland:

• 3–6 month Internship Program: we hire for this program

throughout the year on a rolling basis.

• Summer Internship Program: Our 2013 program will run for

10 weeks during your summer break.

For graduates – Graduate Training Program

The Graduate Training Program (GTP) is an 18 – 24 months

framework of development, which we offer to talented

graduates in preparation for long-term employment within

a target function. The program consists of various core

components beside the on-the-job learning, supplemented by

further programs of training which are specifically built around

our different business areas.

The initial core component is the GTP Discovery. This module aims

to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the UBS strategy,

vision and guiding principles and equips you with a fundamental

level of knowledge of banking and finance. It enhances your

knowledge and understanding of our business divisions’ core

capabilities and gets you ready for work. You will complete this

module with graduates from across the firm in order to provide you

with the peer network that will be so critical to your future success.

After GTP Discovery you will participate in tailored training for

your business area which will equip you with the necessary

technical skills to be effective in your role. The nature of this

training varies by business area but is typically made up of

intensive classes, combined with ongoing learning modules and

qualifications relevant to your role.

The hands-on way for you to broaden your know-how and gain

experience relevant to your functional area, rotations are an

integral part of the program; they also support your individual

development in relation to your future function.

Throughout your time on the GTP you will have access to the

GTP Net. This is a series of developmental modules which

provide you with access to skills development and exposure

to senior industry experts. The GTP Net also provides an

extensive series of opportunities for community involvement.

Through participation in GTP Net you will learn and grow while

maintaining and building your professional network.

There’s no doubt that our graduate program is the best way to

launch your career.

For all our different programs, we’re hiring for Wealth

Management, Investment Bank, Global Asset Management,

Retail & Corporate and Corporate Center in both client-service

and operational functions.


Where do you want to work?

Here is a list of business areas that may currently be

seeking new graduate talent. Please check our website for

more information on specific opportunities

Wealth Management

Wealth Management Client Advisory

Wealth Management is the heart of our business and uniquely

positioned thanks to our sophisticated, rigorous investment

process, our worldwide coverage and our globally diversified

client business. In this role, you’ll help our clients develop and

capitalize on their wealth and structure their existing finances.

Investment Products & Services (IPS)

As an investment and product specialist you will work closely

with client advisors to help develop products and services for

clients drawing on the capabilities of the entire firm. IPS includes

everything from advisory solution and advisory products to

investment management and wealth planning, but also risk

management, regulatory and platform management.

Retail & Corporate Banking

Private Client Advisory

In Switzerland, we want to be the bank of choice for retail clients

by offering tangible added value. Get involved in delivering of

value adding, easy-to-use products and services tailored to our

clients’ financial needs, wherever they are in their lives.

Corporate & Institutional Client Advisory (CIC)

As a graduate supporting corporate and institutional clients,

you could be involved in helping small businesses raise capital

or advising large multinationals on merger and acquisition

opportunities. Alternatively, you might be involved in advising

pension funds and insurance companies on their investment

strategies and how to best manage their assets.

Investment Bank

Investment Banking Department (IBD)

As an IBD analyst, you will be part of a team that works closely

with corporates, financial sponsors, governments and investors

to help them achieve their financial and strategic goals. You

will have the opportunity to be part of debt and equity capital

raisings, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and will provide

general corporate finance advice. You will be working closely

with the capital markets department.

Equities (EQ)

You’ll be part of a business area that is a leading participant in

the global primary and secondary markets for equity products.

We have roles to suit people from all sorts of backgrounds – you

could work in research or sales and trading, or you could be

looking after our hedge-fund clients in prime services.

Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC)

You’ll help us provide corporate and institutional clients with a

full range of products across foreign exchange, fixed income and

commodities. Working in either research, structuring or sales and

trading, you’ll be expected to show a deep understanding of our

clients’ needs and an ability to deliver exceptional service.

Global Asset Management

Our asset management business offers investment capabilities

across all major traditional and alternative asset classes. These

include equity, fixed income, currency, hedge fund, real estate,

infrastructure and private equity investment capabilities. You will

work alongside our talented asset managers and specialists while

you learn about our organization, our clients and our wide range

of investment products and services.

Corporate Center


Finance are the guardians of the firm’s financial resources,

managing, reporting and forecasting on all of UBS’s finances.

We also act as consultants using our global business advisory

and analytics capabilities to advise the firm’s senior managers.

Group Internal Audit (GIA)

Group Internal Audit is an independent and objective function

that systematically assesses governance, risk management and

controlling processes. You will be an active member of an audit

team, participating in their audits, both in Switzerland and abroad.

Human Resources (HR)

HR works in partnership with the business to recruit, develop

and retain the exceptional people needed to support our clients’

continued success. You’ll help to foster UBS’s collaborative,

respectful and performance-oriented culture.

Information Technology (IT)

The financial markets are complex, varied and ever changing –

and technology is an integral part of the way they work. For you,

working in our technology function means challenge, innovation,

variety and a chance to work with the latest developments in IT

as they happen.


Our operations team ensures that all of UBS’s transactions are

settled swiftly and accurately. Much of our work involves

designing and testing new, more effective ways of doing things

to keep UBS ahead of its competitors.


As a member of our risk team, you’ll help us protect UBS’s

reputation, financial health and long-term interests by helping us

identify measure and control any risks to our business.

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Your advantages with UBS The right approach for your application

UBS offers attractive development opportunities and market-oriented employment conditions and benefits.

Our culture supports and promotes employee development at all levels of our organization because it benefits both you and us. The

skills you develop enable you to advance in your career and add value to the firm. UBS also benefits from your experiences, ideas and

unique perspectives, and that’s why we’ll invest so much in giving you opportunities to develop.

Below you can get a flavor of some of our market-oriented employment conditions and attractive benefits:

• Compensation

Performance-oriented compensation forms the basis for

self-reliant behavior and supports our business strategy in a

sustainable manner.

• Health and work-life balance

Flexible working models and generous maternity and paternity

provisions together with a wide range of offers in the areas of

sport and catering contribute to your work-life balance and


• Personal involvement

You can get involved in helping people and the environment

through employee volunteering and employer-matched



• Retirement provision and insurance schemes

A generous pension fund solution, advantageous offers

for insurance schemes and an attractive employee share

ownership plan contribute to your financial security.

• Benefits and other advantages

Beyond this, as a UBS employee you’ll enjoy other advantages

such as preferential conditions on UBS products, Reka checks

and other special offers at reduced rates.

We’re looking for people who have the integrity, drive and team

skills to help us deliver on our promises to our clients. You’ll need

qualities such as ambition, honesty, a commitment to executing

to the highest possible standards and a desire to achieve great

things as a team.

Learn about us – the UBS website is a great place to start. As you

do your research, try to get a feel for the business areas and roles

that interest you.

Furthermore, talk to any contacts you have among friends,

relatives or alumni members. And UBS Events give you a unique

insight into our business and direct access to the heart of our

culture. See where you can meet us at

And finally, you can also experience our culture and get to know

our people on our Facebook page:

To give your online application the best chance of success,

remember these tips:

• Show us your potential to perform by telling us about your

accomplishments outside of the classroom. We’ll be looking

for that little bit extra – a special something that sets you

apart from your fellow students.

• We want to see that you’ve researched the current financial

climate and that you can demonstrate your understanding

of how it affects UBS.


Take the next step

If you think a career at UBS could be for you, have a look at our recruiting process:


1. Online application

2. Numerical & logical tests

3. Interviews with HR and Business

4. Assessment Center

Welcome to UBS


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In Switzerland, we recruit for our internship and GTP positions all year round.

If you have the qualities we’re looking for and you want to achieve great things as part of a

smart, supportive team, apply for one of our open positions at

We’re looking forward to getting to know you and welcoming you at UBS.

UBS is an equal opportunity employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills

and experiences within our workforce.

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