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Sports internship as a commercial employee EFZ

As a student at the Sports Commercial School, you may complete an internship at swisstopo and gain professional commercial experience in various departments.

In short

  • In collaboration with the Sports Commercial School at the Feusi Educational Centre
  • Duration: 24 months (level of employment 30-60%)
  • Flexible working hours (easily adaptable to training and competition times)
  • Fields: human resources, sales, accounting, reception and logistics 


Your internship at swisstopo

During your internship as a commercial employee, you will communicate both in writing and verbally, in German or other languages, with internal and outside partners. You will write letters and e-mails, draw up employment contracts, job advertisements and graphs, organise various events and sell our products to internal and outside customers. Your broad knowledge will serve as a basis for many further areas of study.


  • Motivation and endurance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Enjoyment of computer work and a flair for numbers
  • Reliability and social skills
  • Good written and verbal knowledge of German and foreign languages
  • Talent for organisation and fast learning
  • Team skills
  • 10-finger typing skills



Fields  During your internship, you will get to know the fields of human resources, sales (including one day in the field), reception (covering breaks), accounting and logistics
Monthly salary CHF 909 and 13th monthly salary
Vacation 7 weeks of vacation per internship year
Working hours Flexible, adaptable to training and competition times
4.99 hrs per day, 24.95 hrs per week
Training locations Swiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo in Wabern, Feusi Vocational School and intercompany courses in Berne
Special Participation in apprentice camp, courses in German and presentation techniques

  • Vocational baccalaureate and studies at a university of applied sciences 
  • Professional examinations (e.g. management assistant, human resources specialist, marketing planner, finance and accounting specialist) 
  • Diploma examinations / higher professional examinations (e.g. head of human resources, accounting and controlling expert)
  • Business school (Höhere Fachschule für Wirtschaft – HFW)

Please send your complete application (covering letter, CV, commercial school certificates, school grades for years 8 and 9) by e-mail to Mr Pascal Riesen (, Head of Vocational Training at the Sports Commercial School. Mr Riesen will then transfer your application to swisstopo.


Mr Simon von Burg (Tel. 058 469 03 28 /, sports internship vocational trainer, will be happy to answer any questions.


Federal Office of Topography swisstopo Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
CH-3084 Wabern
+41 58 469 01 11


Contact person

Simon Trachsel
HR Assistent
Tel +41 58 469 03 28

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
CH-3084 Wabern

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