Cross-company programme in data science
Become a trailblazer at Swiss Post

Anchor Navigation

The cross-company programme in data science is a practical training course for new entrants. Over a period of 18 months, you will work at Swiss Post, SBB and Mobiliar for six months at a time each.

Your profile

We’re looking for people who immerse themselves in numbers and are not afraid to take a fresh look at things.

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a MINT subject such as informatics, statistics, mathematics or natural sciences.

  • You have a good understanding of programming, data and database systems, and a sound knowledge of statistics.

  • You have a good command of German (at least level C1) and English (at least level B2).

  • You are a communicative personality with highly developed analytical skills, you are highly motivated and willing to learn, and you show initiative.


The cross-company programme in data science lasts 18 months; the working hours are 100 percent. During this time, you will work in the area of data science for six months at each one of the three companies participating in the programme. You will have the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge in a future-oriented professional field – an exciting entry into the world of work with the opportunity to network within three companies.


During the programme, you will be responsible for:

  • Collecting new market-relevant data and preparing it for quantitative analysis using the latest methods and technologies.
  • Carrying out quantitative analyses of large volumes of data using mathematical models.
  • Reviewing methods and results for their significance and developing and implementing your own analysis models, methods and algorithms.
  • Communicating the analysis results and preparing documents and reports for specific target groups.

Start and place of work

The cross-company programme in data science starts each year in early autumn. The place of work is Bern.

Application process

The positions available in the cross-company programme in data science are advertised online. You can apply online. Make sure you meet the deadline for applications. We will then need a little time to review your documents.

What happens next?

During a half-day meeting with applicants, we will get to know you personally and familiarize you with the placement areas at the participating companies.



Questions? Send us an e-mail.

Give us a call

Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

CHF 0.08/min. from landline phones within Switzerland

0848 85 8000

0848 85 8000

For the deaf

For the deaf or hard of hearing