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UBP, a place for talents


Union Bancaire Privée is one of a handful of banks in Switzerland that has a dedicated apprenticeship programme. UBP seeks out highly motivated, proactive candidates who are interested in the banking sector and who are able to work independently.


If you’re about to finish secondary school or you completed it recently with excellent results, and if you are interested in economics, finance and banking and would like to start an apprenticeship, then look no further. We look forward to receiving your application and supporting your career plans.

Apprentices work in several of UBP’s departments, which gives them a valuable overview of the banking sector and enables them to learn a variety of skills that will serve them throughout their careers.

An apprenticeship leading to a Federal Certificate of Proficiency in Commercial Business – Banking Sector, with or without a Federal Vocational Baccalaureate, starts in August and lasts for three years. It comprises the three following elements:

A company’s success relies on its employees’ skills. We will give you the tools, knowledge and training to succeed in the banking world and beyond. UBP has a strong record of support to apprentices during their training and they have a high exam success rate.


Your application must contain the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Covering letter
  • Your three most recent secondary school reports (or equivalent)
  • A work or work experience certificate/confirmation
  • Photocopies of your qualifications
  • Results of any tests taken (e.g. Multicheck)

Apply for an apprenticeship:


For further information about apprenticeships, you can also visit the following website: https://www.orientation.ch/.

It starts in August and lasts 3 years
You divide your time between: Professional business school, CYP and UBP
It includes 10 internships with various teams
You speak French or German, and English.
You are a good communicator, flexible and independent.
You get support and supervision from experienced professional trainers to acquire professional skills and experience
You obtain a Federal Certificate of Proficiency in Commercial Business – Banking Sector, with or without a Federal Vocational Baccalaureate


We believe in fostering the young talent who will shape tomorrow’s finance industry and professional world.

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