The profession of academic manager is growing in significance: they manage, control and organise the universities and research institutions. However, in many places, they must still fight for recognition.
Development engineers are problem-solvers. They work out why something does not work and make it work again.
Those who do a doctorate improve their chances on the work market. A doctorate can open doors and have a positive impact on the salary.
Research consultants work in research without the professional risks of a career in academia. The opportunities are often more diverse and promising.
Did you know over 50 per cent of PhD students at Swiss universities are international students? The fabulous reputation Swiss educational institutes enjoy abroad only increases this country’s appeal.
The application for academics must be tailored to the future employer. We consider what aspects are important to personnel managers in industry, and R&D in the application and interview.
Mechanical engineers earn above average starting salaries and can increase their salaries significantly over the course of their career - even without a doctorate.