Employment We recommend taking on a job during your studies or in one of the semester breaks. In addition to a source of income, a job is useful in other respects: You can gain practical experience, apply what you have learned during your studies in a practical setting and build up a network. Finally, our graduates regard the factor „professional experience“ as the most important criterion in terms of later job hunting. Working at HSG In the Administration, the institutes and the Schools of the University of St.Gallen, we offer you interesting work opportunities. You can find all job vacancies at the university, institutes and university facilities on the Job portal. HSG Talents Online – more than 1,200 job adverts a year With your matriculation number and your HSG password, you have additionally access to our recruiting platform, HSG Talents Online, which is a service provided by our Career Services Center and supplies information about numerous corporate profiles with the relevant contact points, as well as more than 1,200 job adverts a year. Moreover, the HSG Talents Conference takes place every spring. It is the official recruiting event; more than 100 top-level companies present themselves on campus in the course of four weeks. Employment for Ph.D. students As a Ph.D. student you have the opportunity to work as a part-time assistant in a department or one of the university institutes. Employment for foreigners As a student from an EU/EFTA country with a B residence permit, you may be in gainful employment in Switzerland for up to 15 hours per week without having to apply for a work permit. As a student from a third country with a B residence permit, it is possible for you to submit an application for a 15-hour/week work permit to the Immigration Office of the Canton St.Gallen (Migrationsamt). If you are looking for gainful employment for more than 15 hours a week, then you should contact the Immigration Office.