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Apprentices and HMS interns

You’ve completed commercial school (HMS) and are planning your next step? Start your professional career where you can make a difference. We do everything in our power to ensure that our apprentices and HMS interns get off to a successful start in the world of work.

Apprentices

If you’re interested in health and insurance and are looking for an exciting and future-oriented apprenticeship that you enjoy, then Sanitas is the right company for you. You’ll work within a helpful team, learn something new everyday and will benefit from exciting opportunities for personal and professional development.

What you can expect:

During your three-year apprenticeship in Zurich or Bern, you’ll progress through a varied and interesting training programme. Your basic training will guide you through the world of health insurance and healthcare. You will work in the customer service department, under the personal supervision of practical trainers and a vocational trainer. You will do varied work on the PC, advise our customers on the phone and take care of their concerns.

If you do very well, you also have the option of taking the Berufsmatura (vocational school-leaving certificate).

 

What you bring:

  • Completed Sekundarschule (secondary school, highest level), Bezirksschule (district school) or completed 10th grade
  • Grade point average of at least 4.5 in mathematics, German, French and English
  • You enjoy communicating in different languages
  • You enjoy daily customer contact and have a friendly telephone manner
  • Passion for media, IT and communications technology
  • Enthusiastic about trying new things and quick to grasp new concepts
  • Happy to serve customers and focus on their requirements

What you can expect:

During your three-year apprenticeship in Zurich, Winterthur, Aarau or Bern, you’ll progress through a varied and interesting training programme. Your basic training will guide you through the world of health insurance and healthcare. You’ll work in different departments, for example on reception or in Marketing or Finance, under the personal supervision of practical trainers and a vocational trainer. You will do varied work on the PC, advise our customers on the phone and take care of their concerns.

If you do very well, you have the opportunity of completing the E-profile (extended basic training) with a vocational “Matura” diploma (M-profile).

 

What you bring:

  • Completed Sekundarschule (secondary school, highest level), Bezirksschule (district school) or completed 10th grade
  • Grade point average of at least 4.5 in mathematics, German, French and English
  • For the E-profile: Multicheck aptitude test with at least 50 points
  • Flair for figures
  • You enjoy working on a PC and handling digital media and display good ICT skills
  • Enthusiastic about trying new things and quick to grasp new concepts
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in German and French
  1. Send us your online application via the advertisement for the job you’d like to apply for. Please include the following documents: Cover letter, CV with current photo, all upper school certificates, results of the multicheck, results of the Stellwerk test, work experience assessments, other diplomas/certificates
  2. Once we’ve received the documents, we’ll review them and get back to you
  3. If you’re what we’re looking for and your profile meets our requirements, we will invite you for a first interview
  4. We will use the interview as an opportunity to get to know you and introduce you to our training programme
  5. If the interview is a success, you’ll be invited to visit Sanitas for half a day, where you’ll have the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes, get a first taste of health insurance and meet the head of vocational training

Any questions? We’ll be happy to help. The best way to contact us is to send an email to berufsbildung@sanitas.com. So we can get in touch with you easily, please provide your phone number when sending your query.

If you want to know more about apprenticeships at Sanitas and get your first taste of health insurance, then we look forward to meeting you at one of our info events. Here you’ll find out what you can achieve in our apprenticeships, what qualifications and skills you need, and how to apply.

  • Basic commercial training info event
  • Customer relations specialist info event

We also organise taster days at our offices in Aarau, Bern, Winterthur and Zurich, where you have the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes and it gives us the chance to get to know you as a potential candidate for an apprenticeship. As the number of taster places is limited, we can only consider students from the following schools with a grade point average of at least 4.5 in the main subjects (mathematics, German, French, English): Sekundarschule A, Niveau I (canton Zurich), Sekundarschule / Spez-Sek (canton Bern), Bezirksschule (canton Aargau).

HMS interns

You’ve completed commercial school (HMS) and would like to gain an initial insight into the professional world by doing a one-year internship? At our offices in Zurich and Bern, you have the opportunity as part of an HMS internship to join our committed team, take on challenging tasks and lay a valuable foundation for your future career path.

To be eligible for this long-term internship, you must have completed the HMS training course (HMS model 3+1) at a recognised commercial or business school. On successful completion of the three school years and one year of practical training, you will be awarded the federal certificate of competence (eidgenössische Fähigkeitszeugnis) and the commercial vocational baccalaureate (kaufmännische Berufsmaturität).

Any questions?

We’ll be happy to help. The best way to contact us is to send an email to berufsbildung@sanitas.com. So we can get in touch with you easily, please provide your phone number when sending your query.

What we offer

1 Diverse job profiles and future-oriented issues

2 Modern offices in urban locations

First-name culture from trainees to the CEO

4 Broad range of training and further education opportunities

5 Flexible annual working time model with at least five weeks holiday

6 Attractive fringe benefits

7 Range of inspiring and supportive health-related offerings

We’re stronger together

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