2023 Graduate Internship Programme (BIS Innovation Hub, Swiss Centre)

locationBasel, Schweiz
remotePartially remote
PublishedPublished: 9.3.2023
0 - 1 Jahr Berufserfahrung
41.000€ bis 50.000€ pro Jahr


2023 Graduate Internship Programme (BIS Innovation Hub, Swiss Centre)

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is looking for recent graduates to join the 2023 cohort of Graduate Interns. This is an 11-month internship that will allow you to use the knowledge you gained during your studies in a professional environment. Joining us is not just about launching your international career, it is about doing meaningful work for the public good and serving the global community.

About the Innovation Hub: Launched in 2019, the BIS Innovation Hub pursues a mandate to: (i) foster in-depth insights into critical trends in financial technology; (ii) develop applications using new technologies to address problems in the global financial sector that can be shared as public goods with the central banking community and beyond; and (iii) foster a network of central bank experts on innovation.

The Innovation Hub’s Swiss centre benefits from being situated in the Basel headquarters of the BIS and the Zurich offices of the Swiss National Bank – reflecting the international culture and collaboration with the Swiss financial sector. Central bank digital currency and data streaming projects are already underway, with future collaborative projects in the pipeline.

By joining Swiss Centre you will:
• be part of a multi-disciplinary, diverse team comprising of some of the foremost experts

in their fields.
• work directly with customers from central banks, meaning that your work will not only

be challenging but also meaningfully contributing to the global public good and a safer and more inclusive financial system.

• have the chance to work on projects and prototypes that will drive useful innovations in money and finance.

• have exposure to the global centre of central bank policy making.

Programme duration: 11 months Programme location: Basel, Switzerland Programme start date: October 2023

Principal accountabilities may include:
• Contribute in a technical manner to ongoing projects related to tokenisation or data

• Analysis of user requirements;
• Learn to work with scrum and agile methodologies;
• Contribute to report drafting;

Qualifications, skills, and experience:
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree completed in 2022 or 2023;
• Software development and coding ability, including:


• Familiarity with two or more coding languages (eg JavaScript or Solidity) and confident at the command line;

• Comfortable navigating GitHub (including experience in opening and picking up others’ pull requests) as well as reading and writing documentation;

• Understanding package managers (eg Yarn, NPM and Dep);
• Strong communication skills in English;
• Research in networking or design concepts and experience with smart contracts is an


What we offer: The contract is for up to 11 months (non-renewable). We offer a competitive salary net of Swiss income tax, health insurance, support with relocation and return travel, as well as accommodation in Basel.A unique, welcoming and international work environment

Who we are: The BIS is a diverse and inclusive organisation with colleagues from over 60 countries. By joining us in the international city of Basel, you will work in a unique, highly rewarding, and international work environment. We truly value diversity and inclusion and want to reflect the world we serve. We want the best people to work for us in an inclusive environment so welcome applications from all qualified candidates. At the BIS, we value equality and diversity in all its forms and one way we support diversity and inclusion is through our staff-run networks. You can discover more about diversity and inclusion at the BIS here.

Application process: The application deadline is Monday 17 April 2023. Interviews will be conducted in April and May, with employment offers being extended in June 2023.
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Art des Abschlusses

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)


  • 0 - 1 Jahr Berufserfahrung


  • 41.000€ bis 50.000€ pro Jahr


  • Englisch


  • Programmiersprachen
  • Git
  • Javascript
  • Softwareentwicklung