Build a Career in Switzerland

Swiss Sciences Night, taking place at MIT in Cambridge, is your chance to connect with representatives from leading research and private sector institutions from Switzerland.

Event Details


The Visual Arts Center at MIT, Building E15
20 Ames Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 United States


February 23, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm



On the eve of the annual MIT European Career Fair, join swissnex Boston for its 8th annual Swiss Sciences Night. During this exclusive evening event, you will have the opportunity to network with leading research and private sector institutions from Switzerland, global leader in research and innovation.

Albert Einstein once said, “Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it.” Luckily, times have changed quite a bit since then, and careers in research and science have become more lucrative, with the potential for international travel and exchange. On February 23rd, come learn about opportunities at universities and companies located all over Switzerland. Representatives from many institutions will be in attendance to answer your questions, and well over 100 job openings and research positions will be posted for your perusal. Connect with representatives from the following institutions:

  • Adolphe Merkle Institute 
    Represented by: Isabelle Segarini, Master Program Coordinator
  • Disney Research 
    Represented by Moritz Baecher, Head of Computational Design and Manufacturing; Bob Sumner, Associate Director
  • EPFL
    Represented by Represented by: Natacha Bogorad Quiroga, Partnership Development Manager
  • ETH Zurich
    Represented by: Andreas Heinle, Office of Faculty Affairs
  • SNSF
    Represented by the swissnex Team
  • University of Basel
    Represented by: Matthias Geering, Head of Communication and Marketing
  • University of Bern
    Represented by: Ruth Lyck, Professor at the Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Science; Tiziana Cremona, alumna and postdoctoral researcher at Harvard
  • University of Zurich
    Represented by: Matthias Oberli, Head of Boston Alumni Chapter and Senior Scientist at Sigilon

Photo courtesy Switzerland Tourism