Intern, Alumni and Global Fellowship Initiative

Join us in transforming the world, one class at a time

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) provides forward-thinking and innovative solutions for policymakers and organizations concerned with international affairs, peace and security in today’s complex, globalised world. We are leaders in delivering executive education in global peace and security policy. More than 800 participants, from over 100 nations, from the public, non-profit and private sectors attend our courses every year.  We are an international foundation with 51 member states from across the globe located in the state-of-the-art Maison de la paix at the heart of international Geneva. We are also recognised as a cutting-edge, dynamic and impactful platform that facilitates dialogue and exchange in support of peace, security and international cooperation (learn more about us!).

At GCSP we pride ourselves on our multinational team of experts as well as an ever-growing alumni community of over 5000 international professionals with global influence.

Interested in joining our highly motivated and dedicated team? If you are entrepreneurial, results-driven and a team player that is committed to providing innovative ideas and ensure our stakeholders enjoy a rich and rewarding experience, you may be our future:


Intern, Alumni and Global Fellowship Initiative

100%, CDD 6 months


As a team member of the Alumni and Global Fellowship Initiative, you will be responsible and accountable for the following tasks:

Assistance in the daily management of the GFI

  • Daily management of the Fellows mailbox
  • Update Salesforce
  • Create and order business cards for newcomers
  • Assist in the preparation of the permits request and follow up with the cantonal authorities
  • Prepare and send the weekly upcoming activities email, follow up and keep track of the registrations (participations, auditing etc…)
  • Assistance in the preparation of GFI’s events such as Fellows’ Briefings and other series to be developed

Assistance in the development of the GFI marketing

  • Update promotional material such as brochures and films
  • Coordinate with RMM to make sure that the website is updated in a timely manner
  • Develop new marketing ideas for the GFI
  • Assistance in drafting funding proposals for specific funders


  • Research on the internet about the different activities of our Fellows so that we can relay them on social media etc.
  • Research on the GFI’s competition and new developments/trends
  • Research on sources of potential funding for the GFI

We are searching a creative and motivated self-starter to be an integral part of our team.

  • BA or MA in International Relations, Development Studies, Political Science, Economics, International Humanitarian Law, History, Philosophy, or other relevant field. Candidates with an MA are preferred, but outstanding candidates with a BA will also be considered.
  • Previous work or internship experience is preferred, ideally in organisations in the humanitarian, development, or international cooperation sectors.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is required; knowledge of French and German is an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites is expected.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues of diverse cultures; respect for diversity.
  • Ability to work autonomously under guidance.
  • Swiss national or holders of a valid residency, student, or work permit in Switzerland.

This internship is remunerated.

If you recognise yourself in this challenge, we are eager to receive your full application file to


The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position as soon as possible or at a date to be agreed upon. The GCSP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages applications of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.