Amplify your employability

24 million new jobs in the green economy will be created by 2030. ILO – International Labor Organization

The green jobs market is booming. With the knowledge of sustainability, your opportunities are endless. Gain the upper hand across various industries as more companies and organizations turn toward hiring candidates who can bring both a theoretical and practical understanding of sustainability to align with their business direction.

SUMAS Career Services

Our Careers Hub connects you to essential resources, people and opportunities to confidently build a successful career in business and sustainability.

As a student, you will have access to our Student Careers Information Course, available to use at any moment during your studies; an on-campus Careers Advisor is available by appointment for one-to-one career counselling; guest speakers, collaboration with real-life company projects and our faculty and alumni networks create regular exposure to diverse industries and roles at all levels across various departments; career events offer a more intimate and focused opportunity to meet key players in recruitment and leadership. Read about our Spring 2022 Careers Week.

In addition, integrated and interactive personal branding/career management courses in our Bachelor and Master (MAM) programs teach you how to effectively demonstrate your talent in preparation to thrive in a global arena of opportunities.

Professional Development Program (PDP) for on-campus students

This program is open to any on-campus student coming to the end of their studies and who wishes to extend their student status by a year. The program is structured in the same way as one our courses, and takes the format of group workshops and interview preparation, with additional bespoke individual counselling. Though an internship is not a mandatory part of any SUMAS program to complete your degree, you have the possibility to pursue one during this year and we will work with you to support your application for the best chances of success.

Build your career in sustainability

Take up game-changing roles where your experience in sustainability stands out. Our alumni work for start-ups, SMEs, multinational companies, governmental agencies, and NGOs, in fields such as management, consultancy, fashion, FMCG, hospitality, finance and tourism. Many of our alumni are entrepreneurial and therefore take the next steps to start their business upon graduation. See the roles and companies of some our alumni below:

Alvin George

Director Global Procurement, PepsiCo

Online MBA in Sustainability Management
Jennifer Girod

Responsible Beauty Marketing Specialist, Procter & Gamble

MBA in Sustainability Management
Sebastian Bosson

Project Manager, Hunziker Betatech AG
Head of Sustainability, waveup Creations SA

BBA in Sustainability Management
Danielle Boiston

Event Logistics Lead, World Economic Forum

CAS in Sustainable Hospitality Management
Óonagh McArdle

Global Sustainability Implementation Leader, Corporate Sustainability, Dow

Online MBA in Sustainability Management
Maxime Firmenich

Customer Success Manager, Droople

MAM in Sustainability Management
Serena Tigani

FSR (Football Social Responsibility) Data Specialist, UEFA

MBA in Sustainability Management
Moritz Blumhagen

Technology Strategy Consultant, Oracle

MBA in Sustainable Hospitality Management