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A Unique Networking Opportunity

Spotting a need to unite hospitality and culinary students and recruiters under one roof, Swiss Education Group launched the International Recruitment Forum in 2008. Now one of the largest career events in Europe, it takes place twice a year in Montreux (Switzerland).

Our recruitment partners

Swiss Education Group has developed long-standing relationships with the world’s leading industry players, including hotel groups, independent properties, retail, banking, catering and events companies, as well as airlines and cruise lines from around the world.

Each of the companies provide Swiss Education Group students access to internships, management training, and full-time jobs, knowing they are creating the leaders of tomorrow.

Find out more about our internships

Key Figures from the 2020 IRF

In 2020, Swiss Education Group, along with countless others around the globe, saw the emergence of a “new normal”, encouraging us to think differently and adapt our ways of doing things. This is why the 23rd edition of the IRF took place virtually.



Recruiters representing 30 countries globally



International job opportunities



Students across 6 SEG campuses interviewed



Completed live interviews on launch day



Applications leading to 1200 interviews to date

Are you a recruiter?

Join us at the next International Recruitment Forum: meet students and alumni from all our schools and find the talent you are looking for! 

Find out how to register