In short

Whether you’re looking to jump start your career or gain first hands-on experience in a new field, an internship at On offers you a unique growth experience, the chance to make an impact from day 1 and contribute to On’s growth journey. We are looking for fresh ideas, curious minds and passionate individuals ready to make a difference. Our internships generally last 6 months and you will be fully embedded in a team.

  • Start date: September 1st
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Prerequisite: Interest in area relevant to the internship, passion for On, right to work in Switzerland
  • Note: This is a paid internship
  • If you don't meet the criteria above, unfortunately, we cannot move forward with your application. Please be truthful in your answers, the recruiter reviewing your application will appreciate your honesty.

Your Mission

  • Work within the team lead to transform customs operations by focusing on the automation of key processes.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a tariff classification tool to ensure accurate and efficient product classification.
  • Contribute to the automation of preferential trade agreement management, helping to maximize duty savings and compliance with trade regulations.
  • Support the creation and management of a manufacturer/origin management tool to streamline the tracking and verification of product origins.
  • Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to identify and resolve issues related to the new customs tools, ensuring smooth integration and operation.
  • Engage in data analysis and reporting to monitor the performance of the automated tools and identify opportunities for further optimization and improvement.
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Your story

  • Current enrolment in or recent graduation from a relevant degree program in international law, international economics, supply chain management, international trade, customs or a related field.
  • Passion for transforming customs operations through innovative tech solutions.
  • Solid understanding of tariff classification, preferential trade agreements, and manufacturer/origin management.
  • Strong analytical skills with a knack for data analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders to solve complex issues.
  • Proficiency in automation tools and software for streamlining customs processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, in English.
  • Eagerness to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities efficiently.
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About the Team

The Customs Operations Team, a critical part of our global logistics under the Finance umbrella, ensures compliant and efficient movement of goods into various markets. This multicultural team, strategically located across Zurich, Vietnam, and the USA, embodies resilience, agility, and collaboration, thriving on diverse skills to enhance customs processes. Committed to efficiency, compliance, and innovation, the team engages with customs brokers, internal stakeholders, and international partners, valuing each member's contribution to our global success.

  • Our team is known for its strong collaborative spirit, with members who are adept at managing the complexities of customs regulations and procedures.
  • We operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where resilience and agility are key to overcoming daily challenges.
  • Our diverse team members bring a wealth of experience and expertise from various cultural backgrounds, enhancing our global perspective and operational effectiveness.
  • We prioritize innovation and continuous improvement, regularly updating our processes and systems to stay ahead in the industry.
  • Located in key regions around the world, our team works closely with international partners and stakeholders to drive efficiency and compliance in our operations.
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I’m challenged every day with new learnings, new perspectives and new technologies. I can feel that my horizon expands as our business grows. I’m on this exciting journey of never-ending personal development, which is crucial to me.
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What we offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically – to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.

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What to expect

We want to set everyone up for success, so here’s the lowdown on how we hire. Our process is a two-way street – bringing you into our culture, while helping us learn how you think.

Our full process can last about eight weeks from application to offer, because we care about getting it right. These steps explain how we usually do things.

Before you get started, feel free to consider if you want to work with us. Strange question? Well, we give people a lot of space to navigate their day-to-day and that style isn't for everyone. We want you to be passionate about what you do and be sure this is the right fit. Because when skills and passion combine – it creates that 'Wow' moment.