Job insights

 

THE EPFL ALUMNI NETWORK

The mission of EPFL Alumni is to provide EPFL alumni with an exclusive and international network.
You can benefit from this network through different services:

You want to benefit from advice on networking and job hunting, or you need additional information about the job market.
Submit your job issue here.
If your request implies an in-depth analysis of your profile and career options, then our career advisor will suggest a 90-minute career support session.

 

JOB OFFERS

Throughout their career, EPFL alumni need to hunt a new position and to send applications through job boards or/and spontaneous applications by using the network.
To help you, the EPFL Alumni department can provide you with relevant information about job market, according to your situation and your profile. Here is a non-exhaustive list of websites (some of them with a mobile App) which we deem of interest in your investigation, based on our experience.

Business social networking services:
LinkedIn
XING
Viadeo

International job boards (EU, USA, Switzerland):
indeed
monster
careerbuilder
glassdoor
JobTeaser (for young graduates)
experteer
SimplyHired
neuvoo
GitHub Jobs (for IT)
efinancialcareers
emedcareers
cwjobs (for IT in UK)

Swiss job boards:
jobup.ch (FR, EN, DE)
jobs.ch (FR, DE, EN)
JobsForBrains (EN, DE, FR)
ETH get hired (EN, DE)
optioncarriere (FR)
EPFL Innovation Park (EN)
publicjobs (FR, DE)
Jobtic.ch (FR, DE, IT, EN)
JOBEO (FR, EN, DE)
myScience (FR, EN, DE)
CarriereOnline (FR)
Developpez.com (FR – for IT)
Karriereschweiz.ch (FR, DE)

Employment professional services:
State secretariat for swiss economic affairs (SECO) and Regional job placement offices (ORP) (FR, DE, IT)
Placement agencies (*)
Executive search companies (*)
Outplacement companies (*)
(*) Alumni Contributors: please contact us to benefit from a selection of services and companies suited to your need.

 

CORPORATE DIRECTORIES

Search companies in Switzerland and abroad:
Kompass (possible to download data) – 60 countries
Europages – European Economic Area & Switzerland

Search companies in Switzerland:
SwissFirms (possible to download data) – Service provided by the Swiss Chambers of Commerce
VaudEconomie – Vaud economic portal, provided by the Office for Economic Affairs & Innovation
BioAlps – Life science cluster of Western Switzerland

Market intelligence:
MarketLine – Deep perspective on companies, industries and countries
Factiva – Global business data, premium news and insight on companies, industries and executives
IBISWorld – Industry & market research reports in the USA

 

SALARY INFORMATION

Survey on professional integration of EPFL young graduates (FR) – EPFL Career Center
Swiss online salary calculator Salarium (FR) – OFS, Swiss Confederation
Vaud online salary calculator (FR) – State of Vaud, Switzerland
Global salary online report PayScale (EN)– 94 countries (including Switzerland)
Global salary and cost of living data & calculator SalaryExpert (EN) – 201 countries (including Switzerland)
Global salary survey 2017 Robert Walters (EN) – 27 countries (including Switzerland)

 

CONTACT:

Please contact the EPFL Alumni Career Service for any demand or question:
career.alumni@epfl.ch
+41(0)216933002