THE PORTAL DEDICATED TO WELCOMING INTERNATIONALS TO GENEVA
Founded by the Swiss Confederation and the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the International Geneva Welcome Centre is the single entry point for the support and integration of employees of International Geneva and their families, NGOs and visiting delegates.
International Dual Career Network (IDCN)
IDCN - IDCN Employees' Partners and Spouses
Spouses have access to IDCN, Lake Geneva region, a network aimed at facilitating their job search. Events are organized throughout the year to give members an opportunity to collect information on the regional job market, receive advice from Human Resources professionals, meet with recruiters of the IDCN corporate members and network with other recently relocated spouses.
To sign your spouse up, please follow this link https://registration.idcn.info/user/register. Available to Staff members, Fellows, Graduates as well as Administrative, Technical and Doctoral students.
Groupement transfrontalier européen : European Cross-Border Grouping - Home - GTE (frontalier.org)
The Groupement Transfrontalier Européen, is known as the cross borders’ association and was created to help the cross border workers living abroad, usually in France, and working in Switzerland.
GTE is a non-profit Organization created in 1963. Over the last 60 years, the association developed an expertise in cross border matters and can provide information, counsel the cross border workers and lobby in their favour. GTE has various specialized services such as the employment service that will give you advice and help you to find a job in Switzerland by giving you some useful websites, helping you to adapt your CV for Switzerland, or even by preparing an interview.
Monthly workshops run by the University of Geneva Welcome Center : Welcome Center | Welcome to our Institutions
Spouses have access to the monthly workshops on professional transition to Switzerland organised by the Welcome Center of the University of Geneva and Carriere2 (subject to a charge). Future program will be updated shortly.
Employment @ CERN
CERN has no restriction with regards to dual employment or association. Spouses may apply to any of the programs available on CERN/jobs..
Available to all CERN members of personnel.
Other useful links
• Website of the L'Association Découvrir,, which assists relocated women in their professional integration
• Website of Back to Work Leman, a foundation that assists professionals returning to work