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Early career programs in Switzerland


Start your professional career by enrolling in a 2-4 year Federal pathway to build hands-on experience in the workplace mixed with theoretical learning in a vocational school.


At BMS Switzerland, we hire apprentices in the following fields:

Logistician, Laboratory Technician, Computer Scientist, Polygrapher, Commercial Employee, Production Technologist.

Matura Internship

Validate your Matura by completing your 52 weeks internship at BMS!


Apply your theoretical knowledge on the job and gain professional practice while discovering a professional environment.


Infuse your education with experience, making a difference in a paid internship at BMS.


We regularly hire interns for a duration from 3-12 months, in several areas of the business such as Information & Technology, Biostatistics, Quality and much more.


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We believe in a Total Reward experience that enriches your life today and empowers you to save, perform, grow, and build toward all of your tomorrows. Your health and financial wellbeing are important to us. We ensure that our benefit offers are customized to meet local needs, compliance standards and aim to attract and retain employees.


Here is an overview of some of the benefits you’ll receive through an early career program in Switzerland:

Highly competitive salary

Paid holidays and additional paid time off

Flexible working arrangements

Reimbursement for public transport and free shuttles

Employee Assistance Program

Onsite gym facilities, sports and clubs

Subsidized cafeteria, free coffee, free fruit

Onsite parking with electric charging station​

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Doing my three years apprenticeship in the Quality Control department at BMS allowed me to obtain my federal diploma and network within the laboratory. I have been recognized for the great competencies, skills and knowledge acquired throughout this curriculum and got offered a role as an Analyst, Quality Control employee at the end of my apprenticeship."

Lucie Stucki

Analyst, Quality Control | Apprentice 2020-2023

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I have had the opportunity to make a 6-month internship within the IT Manufacturing department, following which I have been offered a four-year contract to keep developing my skills in this area. I'm very fortunate to be able to undertake this training at Bristol Myers Squibb, surrounded by wonderful and inclusive colleagues. All this with the aim of contributing to a better future for our patients and society."

Walid Rashed

IT Intern, Boudry

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The MPC (Matura) internship at BMS allowed me to apply my academic knowledge in a dynamic, professional environment, while developing essential skills for my future career. During the internship, I have learned to manage projects, collaborate efficiently in a team, and apply my theoretical knowledge in a stimulating work environment."

Yayu Zhang

Matura Intern, Boudry

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Leaders Lab


Join top students from Switzerland and Austria for a two-and-a-half-day event. You’ll solve a real business case alongside colleagues from natural sciences, medicine, IT, law or business faculties, with winners selected by a distinguished jury.

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