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Internships at Helsinn - Ticino Talent Project

Helsinn believes that everyone should have the opportunity to live and work in the place where they grew up, in their place of origin. For this reason, Helsinn is proud to be part of the Farma Industria Ticino’s (FIT) Ticino Talent Project in Switzerland. This project aims to attract young people from Ticino, but also university students who study beyond Gotthard by offering excellent working conditions, professional stimuli and growth opportunities for the future.

Helsinn in the Ticino pharmaceutical sector

Helsinn is part of the Ticino chemical-pharmaceutical sector, which is highly developed and boasts an excellent reputation as a worldwide production chain. The third industry in Switzerland, Ticino includes companies with commercial, production and R&D activities, representing 8% of the cantonal GDP. The Ticinese sector pole is constantly growing and offers excellent working conditions as well as various business benefits.

How does the internship work

Farma Industria Ticino’s (FIT) Ticino Talent Project in Switzerland aims to offer Italian-speaking students who attend a university in Switzerland an internship in one of its affiliated companies.

The faculties considered are the scientific ones, with particular reference to medicine, pharmacy, chemistry and chemical engineering.

The internship in the company is typically 3-6 months.

The internship is open to all Italian-speaking students attending a Swiss university (in a scientific faculty). Admission will be based on an initial test and/or interview.

The initiative offers a unique opportunity to meet the working world in the canton of origin. In addition to building an important network, the student can lay the foundation for his/her future career in Ticino.