MBA Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator Intern

Contract Type:  Fixed-term maximal

Lausanne, CH

About IMD


Founded by business executives for business executives, the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is an independent academic institute with campuses in Lausanne and Singapore as well as a Management Development Hub in Shenzen.
We strive to be the trusted learning partner of choice for ambitious individuals and organizations worldwide. Our executive education and degree programs are consistently ranked among the world’s best by the Financial Times,  Bloomberg, Forbes, and others.
Our leading position in the field is grounded in our unique approach to creating real learning, real impact. Through our research, programs, and advisory work we enable business leaders to find new and better solutions.
Our purpose is Challenging what is and inspiring what could be, we develop leaders and organizations that contribute to a more prosperous, sustainable and inclusive world.


To reinforce our team, we are looking for a


MBA Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator Intern (100%) / August 1, 2024 – January 31, 2025

The Job's Mission
IMD is a self-owned foundation dedicated to the development of international business executives at each stage in their careers based on the shores of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, Switzerland. Our unique environment enables us to maintain our position as a world leader in Executive Development. 
We are looking for dynamic intern to support the MBA Recruitment and Admissions department.

Key activities & accountabilities

  • To support the processing of MBA applications
  • Ensuring all supporting documents are submitted and follow ups are conducted 
  • Providing administrative and logistical support to MBA applicants 
  • To support the organisation of recruitment and admissions events 
  • To ensure the application system is up to date with prospective candidates and applicants’ information 
  • To manage some of the enquiries email inboxes, replying to queries in a timely manner, and/or distributing the queries to the appropriate MBA Recruitment and Admissions Advisor 
  • To support the Recruitment and Admissions team in various administrative tasks 
  • To assist on production, orders, and replenishment of marketing material 
  • To support with social media initiatives 
  • To carry out general secretarial and other duties as required 


Formula for success



  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality management, in Tourism or in Marketing 



  • Experience of other cultures or working in an international environment 
  • Demonstrated organization and administration skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 



  • Must be enrolled in a University for the duration of the contract 
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in an independent manner 
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills 
  • Team player is a must, as you will work closely to other members of the MBA office 
  • Stress management, customer-oriented, professional 
  • Time management, organization and logistics skills 
  • Diplomatic and discreet, proactive 
  • Excellent English 
  • Computer literate (MS Office) 


How to apply


If you have the above skills and would like to work in our stimulating environment, please send your complete application file (letter of motivation and resume in English, copies of your work certificates and diplomas). 

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability (such as dyslexia, sight and/or hearing disabilities, etc) and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please specify it in your application. 

A valid Swiss work permit or Swiss or EU-25EFTA citizenship is required for this position.