Career links

ETH related

ETHZ Career Center

The ETHZ Career Center organizes events for current ETH members and ETH alumni. See their website for resources and contact details for individual support and advice.

Organizations in Basel

UniBasel Career Service Center

Universität Basel

The Career Service Center at the University of Basel offers some events to which we have access. More information can be found on their website, although often only in German.

BaselArea.Swiss is a joint initiative for innovation and economic promotion by the cantons of Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft and Jura. supports entrepreneurs and companies from abroad with the successful implementation of innovation and business ventures in the Basel region.

Among other services they organize many open public events on current topics in within the tech industry sectors Life Sciences, Medical Technologies, ICT, Micro, Nano & Materials, and Production Technologies. They also support entrepreneurship in Basel by offering entrepreneurs, who plan to start a company in the Basel region, overall help and support during the operational implementation of their business plans.

Institute for value-based enterprise (IVE)

The IVE (Institute for Value-based Enterprise) organizes guest lectures with CEOs, directors and board members of well reputed Swiss and international enterprises, as well as some workshops. The events happen at different locations, including Basel.


BioValley Basel is a non-profit organisation. It is the Swiss pillar of the trinational BioValley Initiative. The association’s focus is to support individuals and institutions by providing access to the Life Sciences Community network in and around Basel.

Other resources

Job hunting in industry webinar (UCSF)

Job hunting in industry might seem like a mysterious or overwhelming task, but there are specific skills you can learn to make the process approachable and successful. In a series of four talks, Bill Lindstaedt, the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Career Advancement, International and Postdoctoral Services (CAIPS) at UCSF, will show you how to effectively search, apply, interview and negotiate for industry scientist positions