The Professional Development Program gives you professional guidance into the job market, within the student’s status.

It helps you gain experience in your field of interest and learn problem-solving challenges in practice, with experienced professionals!

On campus or via web conferencing

  • Personal tutoring while working as an intern in a company or international organization or NGO
  • Regular career coaching meetings with the Career Counselor to define personalized job search strategies and support with preparing CVs, cover letters and application documents
  • Individual coaching for interviews and accompanying the application process
  • Participation in SUMAS career related and professional development courses
  • Involvement into ongoing SUMAS professional projects
  • Attending company visits and SUMAS excursions
  • Access to SUMAS sustainability research database
  • Attending courses, guest lecturers, expert talks, conferences and workshops organized by SUMAS


Professional Development Program Professional Development Program + Internship
7’600 CHF 9’900 CHF

*The application fee is non-refundable.
** After each full term cycle (orange – green), the tuition fee per module will rise by 200 CHF.
***Students only taking a maximum of 2 online modules are exempt from the acceptance fee.