About Us

Policy Internship /Swiss Finance Council Brussels

The candidate assists and supports the SFC in monitoring and reporting about policy developments, conducting topical research, preparing background material and information for meetings and events.

Main tasks

  • Conduct background research and analysis on specific issues of interest to the SFC in relation to EU financial market regulation.
  • Monitor regulatory and policy developments in EU financial services of relevance to the SFC.
  • Prepare material for advocacy activities such as briefings/meeting for SFC members, feedback to public consultations, etc.
  • Report on meetings, public hearings, conferences and other events.
  • Conduct background research and draft reports on key aspects regarding the EU-CH relationship.
  • Contribute to SFC events.

Qualifications/Skills required

  • University degree in economics, law or political science with knowledge in finance/financial market law.
  • Good understanding of the functioning of the European institutions and EU policy making.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing in English.
  • Strong time-management, organisational skills and ability to coordinate several tasks at the same time.
  • Excellent command of MS Word, PowerPoint & Outlook.

We offer

A 6-month full time paid-internship in Brussels within a dynamic, flexible and international working environment that allows you to build up an excellent public affairs experience from a Swiss banking perspective.

Start date: 1st of February 2022

To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter accompanied by a CV by e-mail to .

Deadline for applications: Friday 30 October 2021 COB

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Swiss Finance Council
  • Kappellenstrasse 14
    CH - 3001 Bern
  • T +41 58 796 99 20
  • Swiss Finance Council
  • EU Representative Office
  • 23 Square de Meeûs
    B-1000 Brussels
  • T +32 (0)2 430 37 00

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