Internship possibilities at SIB 

Are you looking to gain hands-on experience as an intern in a dynamic and innovative environment?
SIB is excited to offer multiple internship opportunities across various groups/departments. Join us and contribute to impactful projects while learning from leaders in the Bioinformatics field.

Are you interested in learning how to collect, process and perform statistical analyses on large datasets? Do you like identifying trends, patterns and insights that can help researchers make informed decisions? This internship may be for you!
Data Analyst Interns


SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

Work Location

Employment fraction

80% - 100%

Type of contract


Job description
Locations (depending on availability): 
  • Lausanne 
  • Geneva 
  • Basel 
  • Zurich

 What you will gain: 
  • Real-world experience: Build a strong and relevant resume by working on meaningful projects and acquire practical experience. 
  • Mentorship and Networking: Be exposed to the professional work environment in the Bioinformatics field, to understand the expectations, norms and culture of the workplace. 
  • Professional Development: Have the opportunity to explore career interests and gain insights into different roles within the Bioinformatics field.

Profile requirements
  • Education: Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in a related field. 
  • Skills: Excellent analytical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills. English will be required in most internships. 
  • Attributes: Self-motivated, eager to learn, and able to work both independently and as part of a team. 
  • Availability: Must be available for the entire duration of the internship period. 
  • Activity rate: The work rate is minimum 4 days per week. 
  • Duration: Depends on the department/group that hires the intern.

Who can apply 
Talented and enthusiastic individuals who are interested in bringing forward our mission.

How to apply
SIB is committed to ensuring and fostering diversity and equal opportunities in the workplace as well as in the scientific ecosystem. If you are interested in joining one of our teams as an intern, please submit your application through our online portal including 
  • Your CV: highlighting your academic achievements, relevant skills, and any previous work experience. 
  • A cover letter: explaining your interest in doing an internship, the location in which you are interested, your career goals and why you would be a good fit for SIB.
We believe in nurturing talent and providing a platform for growth. If you are ready to kickstart your career and make a difference, apply now. We are looking forward to hearing from you! 

Please note that only candidates for whom a department/group has shown interested will be contacted.