During your journey, you will gain a solid business education, employable skills and develop an entrepreneurial and successful mindset. You will also benefit from tailored career advice, career workshops, networking and industry opportunities. You will enhance your marketability, and will be ready to embrace top careers.
At IFM, we prepare you for the challenges of the global job market. We take the time to individually advise you and help you discover various career paths.
Our professional coach helps you achieve your goals.
Career & workshops
We organise career development sessions and workshops. Topics covered include: • finding an internship • strategic job search • planning your career • creating winning CVs • creating a LinkedIn profile • make the most out of your job interview.
Career centre: jobs & internships
We give our students access to a variety of useful information: • job and internship ads • search engines • guidance and videos.
• Networking opportunities during our friendly alumni after-work get togethers.
Your employability is our priority
Your in-class experience will be supported by our cutting-edge digital platform. It makes the learning experience more interactive, collaborative and practical. You will be able to attend live virtual classes, download course materials, share documents, use multiple apps... You will learn how to work on projects remotely. You will acquire a digital mindset and new skills, that will enhance your employability.
IFM organises industry and factory visits to local and international companies. Business visits help you understand business processes and real-world practices. > more & videos
Learn from business leaders
At IFM, you will meet CEOs of international companies, entrepreneurs, industry experts and learn from them. They will introduce you to a wide range of professional options. > inspiring speakers @ IFM
Merging theory and practice
Industry visits and business presentations are part of the IFM curriculum and complete the practical aspects of the courses taught by expert faculty. They link academic concepts to real-business situations.
This real-business exposure programme helps you connect and network with business leaders, industry experts, international companies and business communities.
Thanks to your degree, you will be fully prepared for a career in some of the world’s most recognizable companies.
• Switzerland ranks 1st and Geneva is 7th worldwide in career opportunities - Global Talent Competitiveness Index
• Switzerland ranks 5th worldwide in career opportunities - HSBC Expat
• Switzerland offers the highest salaries in the world and the unemployment rate is as low as 2.5%.
We have an excellent employment record.
Our graduates benefit from top career opportunities and competitive salaries
SECTORS OF ACTIVITY
15% Consumer Goods Industry
10% High Tech / Telecom.
7% Communication / Media
6% Luxury goods2
5% Int. Org. / Non Govern.
3% Real Estate
“I would like to thank the IFM Career Coach, for his help through the career service sessions I attended. He always remained available and helped me with his insightful advice to help me obtain my first finance internship.”
“I wanted to let you know that I am eternally grateful for everything you did for me, for your patience, and for helping me do my CV and motivational letter. I love your communication style with students in the class. ”
“I thank the career coach for his good advice. He prepared me really well for the interviews for my internship last summer. I look forward to returning to future sessions.”
“With the help of the IFM Career Coach, I was able to edit my CV. He explained to me many different and important aspects about it, as well as pointed out some aspects to change in order to make my CV even more attractive.”
FM students had the chance to visit the Piaget manufacture. It was a very rich experience where they were able to learn the secrets of luxury watchmaking.
Since 1874, Piaget has been creating luxury watches and jewelry. The brand belongs to the luxury group Richemont.
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IFM students visited the Porsche Centre in Geneva. Porsche is an iconic brand of sports and high-end cars. The brand belongs to the VW group. Porsche has a turnover of more than 28.7 billion euros and 36,000 employees worldwide.
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IFM students visited the incredible Nestlé Headquarters in Vevey. Nestlé’s top priorities today is sustainability.
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Marcel Arndt & Lea Puyo, IFM alumni class of 2014
Discover how two IFM graduates created and developed their innovative start-up. The project was established during their business creation course.
We pride ourselves on helping our students achieve their goals. IFM graduates are part of the new generation of leaders with a strong societal impact.
The success of our Innovation Week, helped foster meaningful exchanges and the sharing of creative ideas. Our sincere gratitude goes out to all participants: students, alumni, professors, and external speakers, for presenting their companies and entrepreneurial projects. Your valuable contributions made this week a truly inspiring and enriching experience.
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