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Working in Switzerland after graduation

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I am going to do Master's in Translation in Geneva. I need your opinion on the following question:

- According to the new law it is possible to stay for a 6 months as a job seeker.
However, is it really possible to find an employer willing to hire a non-EU? Does your Swiss degree give you any real privileges?

I used to live in Geneva in 2005-2009 as an undergraduate student and at the time it was almost impossible, because an employer had to prove that nobody can take this job in Swiss or in the EU. How it works now?

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Old 23.10.2012, 20:52
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Re: Working in Swiss after graduation

There's a basic initiation test before you do anything ...... you have to get the name of the country right, first.
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Old 23.10.2012, 20:53
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Re: Working in Swiss after graduation

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It is still the same in Switzerland:

http://www.bfm.admin.ch/content/bfm/...gehoerige.html
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Old 23.10.2012, 21:16
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Re: Working in Swiss after graduation

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Hi,
I am going to do Master's in Translation in Geneva. I need your opinion on the following question:

- According to the new law it is possible to stay for a 6 months as a job seeker.
However, is it really possible to find an employer willing to hire a non-EU? Does your Swiss degree give you any real privileges?

I used to live in Geneva in 2005-2009 as an undergraduate student and at the time it was almost impossible, because an employer had to prove that nobody can take this job in Swiss or in the EU. How it works now?
This is a nono in Switzerland .You will be deported back to Montreal or even worst Ottawa or Winnipeg
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Re: Working in Swiss after graduation

For those "Legends" who has nothing useful to write, but prefers to pick on newcomers
jobs.ch - The leading Swiss jobportal with the largest selection of jobs

Probably you will say these people also don't know English...
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Old 23.10.2012, 22:48
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Re: Working in Swiss after graduation

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Hi,
I am going to do Master's in Translation in Geneva. I need your opinion on the following question:

- According to the new law it is possible to stay for a 6 months as a job seeker.
However, is it really possible to find an employer willing to hire a non-EU? Does your Swiss degree give you any real privileges?

I used to live in Geneva in 2005-2009 as an undergraduate student and at the time it was almost impossible, because an employer had to prove that nobody can take this job in Switzerland or in the EU. How it works now?
I am "Swiss" not switzerland or "Suisse" in montreal

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Old 23.10.2012, 23:17
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For those "Legends" who has nothing useful to write, but prefers to pick on newcomers
jobs.ch - The leading Swiss jobportal with the largest selection of jobs

Probably you will say these people also don't know English...
Nope, they got it right

To answer your question, your employer still needs to show that they can't find somebody Swiss or EU. Degree makes no difference, i'm afraid
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For those "Legends" who has nothing useful to write, but prefers to pick on newcomers
jobs.ch - The leading Swiss jobportal with the largest selection of jobs

Probably you will say these people also don't know English...

From Montreal to Geneva - Master's degree in Translation Elina777

Mmmmm .....??
Expected better, even for a non-native English speaker.

If Suisse = Swiss, then we could all get by with Google Translate. I thought translation also involved contextual awareness.

Oh... if I needed to be working at 22:40 CET, (or equivalent time), then I'd be living in Canada.
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Re: Working in Switzerland after graduation

I didn't ask for your sarcastic comments. All of them are off-topic and personally offensive. Are moderators censuring only newcomers?

Anyways, I was expecting answers from a younger crowd , from the people who have been in this situation recently.
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Re: Working in Switzerland after graduation

Having a Swiss postgrad degree does make it unnecessary to prove no EU person could be found.

http://www.bfm.admin.ch/content/bfm/...abgaenger.html

But the job has to be of "scientific or economic importance" which keeps the process of getting a permit subjective and depends on canton to canton, therefore uncertain. I suggest talking to your prospective university to see if jobs in translation satisfy the criteria in the document whose link is below. Check section 3.

http://www.bfm.admin.ch/content/dam/...neirynck-f.pdf

If you plan to work with the UN, then if you can get hired after what will be a very competitive process, thats it, no Swiss work permit needed.
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Re: Working in Switzerland after graduation

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Your threads were deleted as they dealt with the same issue, as was explained over PM, responding to your sarcastic and caustic PM.

Your case is not unique - an undergrad with a Canadian PR and eastern bloc / Soviet Socialist Republics citizenship, the rules as pointed out before were much the same.
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I didn't ask for your sarcastic comments. All of them are off-topic and personally offensive. Are moderators censuring only newcomers?

Anyways, I was expecting answers from a younger crowd , from the people who have been in this situation recently.
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