Welcome to our  Students’ Programmes

Are you about to finish your Bachelor or Master degree, planning a doctorate, or looking for a post-doc/fellowship position? At Roche we offer a variety of traineeships, rotational programmes, part-time jobs or direct-entry positions for graduates in different countries around the globe.
​​​​​​​You will gain insights into a global healthcare company where we can ensure a successful start of your career. Take a look at the various opportunities available!
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Students’ programmes



Are you interested in gaining professional experience and insights into a global healthcare company during your studies or gap year? This is possible within the framework of an internship lasting 3-15 months. Roche offers dedicated internship programmes and industrial placements in different work areas. As an intern you will assume responsibility for your own projects, learn to play a proactive role, get a first-hand insight into our activities and processes, and find out what it’s like to work with colleagues and many different stakeholders. You'll have access to Roche's international network and various options of workplace and off-the-job training for your personal and professional development.

⧫ For students enrolled in BA, MA, PhD or recently graduated

⧫ Programmes from 3-15 months
⧫ Workplace and off-the-job training
⧫ Summer-internships & project placements
⧫ Opportunity to write your thesis


Traineeship/ Rotational Programme

Trainee programmes at Roche offer you the opportunity to gain practical work experience for two or three years after completing your bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degree. We offer various opportunities that may include national or international rotations, rotation within several functional roles, or entry-level jobs. You’ll work on varied, challenging and innovative projects where you contribute your experience and take on responsibilities. In the process, you’ll benefit from the international exposure to senior leadership and the global network within the company. The programmes provide an extensive training and mentoring portfolio specifically tailored to your personal and professional development, so you'll be well prepared for your future in a multinational company like Roche.
⧫ Graduates with bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees
⧫ Programmes from 2-3 years
⧫ (International) rotations
⧫ Training & mentoring for personal and professional development


Does a thesis without practical relevance sound boring to you? We can help! We give motivated students with ambitious targets the chance to combine their own ideas with current projects.
We offer you the chance to collaborate with our specialists and work on the innovative healthcare solutions of tomorrow in the form of a final paper.
 We also offer doctoral candidates an open and team-oriented environment in which new ideas and unconventional solutions are warmly welcomed. Consistent fostering of new scientific talent is crucial to us. We support and demand a constant exchange of information to spur on our employees, our doctoral candidates and our company.
⧫ For students enrolled in BA, MA or PhD
⧫ Innovative projects in different work-areas
⧫ Access to Roche’s international network of experts​​​​​​​

Part time Job

Want to gain work-experience while pursuing your degree? Different sites at Roche offer part-time jobs with flexible workload agreements for students in various work areas. You'll be working on innovative projects with different stakeholders and have access to Roche's international network.

⧫ For students enrolled in BA, MA or PhD
⧫ Different workload agreements possible
⧫ ​​​​​​​Various work-areas

"RiSE" Program

The Roche Internship for Scientific Exchange (RiSE) Programme gives you the opportunity to gain relevant industry experience during your PhD or medical studies.
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