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Welcome to the RI Application Portal

We currently run seven projects for each of which you can apply as project leader, team member or participant. Please refer to the information below for job descriptions and application deadlines.

Apply for the RI Executive Committee

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President
Highlights
All in all, the RI Spirit is unique and it is exciting to be part of that spirit. Especially the RI Weekend is always legendary. As the president and the vice president it is a lot of fun being in constant exchange with the head of marketing, head of corporate partnerships and the chairs of the tours. It's nice to see how the projects are taking shape during the year and how much of what was initially planned is coming to fruition.
Role Description
As president and vice president, you are responsible for the strategic direction of RI and act as a contact person for the team as well as for the SHSG, the StuPa and the university. You represent the RI at a number of events where student exchange is the main focus. The president also takes care of the administrative activities so that the tours can be planned smoothly, and organizes several events that promote the team spirit.
Requirements
You should bring a keen interest for other cultures and the willingness to adapt to the living conditions in the partner country. You have organizational responsibilities, you should be aware that as the president you will represent the Ressort International and should behave accordingly. Furthermore, you should have excellent social skills and love to coordinate a huge group of people.
Application Documents
Please add your application email your CV and Cover Letter.

Next Application period will start in April 2021.

Vice President
Highlights
All in all, the RI Spirit is unique and it is exciting to be part of that spirit. Especially the RI Weekend is always legendary. As the president and the vice president it is a lot of fun being in constant exchange with the head of marketing, head of corporate partnerships and the chairs of the tours. It's nice to see how the projects are taking shape during the year and how much of what was initially planned is coming to fruition.
Role Description
As president and vice president, you are responsible for the strategic direction of RI and act as a contact person for the team as well as for the SHSG, the StuPa and the university. You represent the RI at a number of events where student exchange is the main focus. The Vice President prepares the budget, invoices and the financial statements, and is responsible for further financial tasks. Furthermore, he maintains an overview of all tour finances and is responsible for the co-strategic management of the RI.
Requirements
You should bring a keen interest for other cultures. You have organizational responsibilities, so you should be aware that as the vice president you will represent the Ressort International and should behave accordingly. Furthermore, you should have a keen interest in numbers and be able to coordinate the finances of the whole RI.
Application Documents
Please add your application email your CV and Cover Letter.

Next Application period will start in April 2021.

Head of Marketing and Web Development
Highlights
The RI spirit is unique within the university. Being creative as the Head of Marketing and taking part in various team-events is definitely a highlight. As the Head of Marketing & Web Development you are in constant exchange with the President and the Vice President and the Tour Chairs. It is nice to see how the projects are taking shape during the year and how much of what was initially planned is coming to fruition.
Role Description
As Head of Marketing & Web Development, you are responsible for the strategic marketing direction of RI. With the Tour Marketing Teamies you design all advertising materials and shape the Social Media accounts. Furthermore, you are in charge of updating the RI-Website.
Requirements
You should bring a keen interest for other cultures. You have organizational responsibilities, so you should be aware that as the Head of Marketing & Web Development you will represent the Ressort International and should behave accordingly. Furthermore, you should have a keen interest in designing and be able to coordinate the Marketing Teamies.
Application Documents
Please add your application email your CV and Cover Letter.

Next Application period will start in April 2021.

Head of Corporate Partnerships
Highlights
It is amazing to see how the projects are taking shape during the year and how much of what was initially planned is coming to fruition.
Role Description
As Head of Corporate Partnerships, you take care of searching new sponsors, their acquisition and their support. This includes the search for financial sponsors as well as the search for goods sponsors. The primary focus as Head of Corporate Partnerships is to find sponsors for RI in general and to coordinate the sponsorship managers of the individual tours. Regular meetings with the sponsors are held, as well as meetings of the board of directors and meetings with the Chair Head, where all other matters are decided.
Requirements
You should bring a keen interest for other cultures. You have organizational responsibilities, so you should be aware that as the Head of Corporate Partnerships you will represent the Ressort International and should behave accordingly. Furthermore, you should have a keen interest in numbers and be able to negotiate with potential sponsoring partners.
Application Documents
Please add your application email your CV and Cover Letter.

Next Application period will start in April 2021.

Apply for an Exchange Tour or International Week

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Project Leader
Highlights
  • get to experience the partner country from a different angle
  • gain valuable leadership experience
  • improve your event management skills
  • get 6 Campus Credits
  • join the tour for 25% of participant fee
Role Description
As a project leader you are in charge of everything from picking the tour destination to finding a suitable partner university to making sure the project runs smoothly and successfully. You will head the organizing committee of the tour and coordinate the team's efforts towards a common goal. It is a great opportunity to gain leadership experience and improve your event management skills.
Requirements
You should bring a strong interest for other cultures and some leadership experience. Previous experience as participant or team member of a tour is beneficial but not required.

Next Application period will start in April 2021.

Team Member
Highlights
  • get to experience the partner country from a different angle
  • gain valuable leadership experience
  • improve your event management skills
  • get 4 Campus Credits
  • join the tour for 25% of participant fee
Role Description
As a team member you will be in charge of either finances and sponsoring, marketing and participant communication, or the organization of the program for the Swiss part of the exchange. You will work in a team of four motivated students and not only gain experience in your own functional role but also improve your leadership and event management skills.
Requirements
You should bring a strong interest for other cultures and be prepared to commit some hours every week to the project.

Next Application period will start in fall 2021.

Participant Exchange Tour
Highlights
  • get to experience the partner country from a different angle
  • gain insights into the political, economic and cultural system of the partner country
  • make many new friends from Switzerland and abroad
Role Description
As a participant you can join one of the tours without the hassle and time commitment that comes with being a member of the organizing team. Participating in one of the tours is a great opportunity to broaden your horizons and to experience a country at an affordable price and from a very different angle than you would by traveling on your own.
Requirements
You should bring a keen interest for other cultures and the willingness to adapt to the living conditions in the partner country. While you do not have any organizational responsibilities, you should be aware that as a participant you will represent the HSG and should behave accordingly and that it is imperative to join both the tour abroad and the Swiss trip (where you should host a participant from the partner university).

Next application period will start in November 2020.

Participant International Week
Highlights
  • get to experience another country together with ~20 other international students
  • gain insights into the political, economic and cultural system of the partner country
  • make many new friends from all around the world
  • Only pay your travel expenses - the program itself is free of charge
Role Description
As a participant in an international week you will experience the partner country together with around 20 other international students. The one week program usually includes company visits, political topics, sightseeing and cultural events.
Requirements
You should bring a keen interest for other cultures and the willingness to adapt to the living conditions in the partner country. While you do not have any organizational responsibilities, you should be aware that as a participant you will represent the HSG and should behave accordingly. Some IWs may have other more specific requirements for participation.

Apply for the BuddySystem

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Join as Exchange Student
Join as Local (HSG) Student
Join the Language Tandem
Join as a team member

There are no team positions available at the moment.