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Graduate Legal Intern

Johnson & Johnson


As part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

Actelion is a leader in the field of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Our portfolio of PAH treatments covers the spectrum of disease, from WHO Functional Class (FC) II through to FC IV, with oral, inhaled and intravenous medications.

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for a:

Graduate Legal Intern

 Job Responsibilities:

 You have successfully completed your law degree and would now like to gain practical skills in an international company during a nine to twelve months traineeship program (with a possibility of prolongation for maximum another 12 months), starting as soon as possible?

 The Legal Department, located in Allschwil, Switzerland, employs about 15 highly qualified attorneys and counsels having sound and specified knowledge in Swiss and international private law as well as pharmaceutical and intellectual property law. In addition to the Legal Department in Allschwil, you will be part of the global Johnson & Johnson SCRPT (Supply Chain, Real Estate, Procurement and Technology) Legal team (consisting of more than 40 highly qualified attorneys), mainly supporting Supply Chain on pharmaceutical matters within Johnson & Johnson.

 During the traineeship program, you will gain experience with advising on a wide range of legal topics within the pharmaceutical business, and you will support on many different legal tasks and projects varying from litigations, internal legal assessments to contract negotiations. You will be granted responsibility and you will have close contact with the business stakeholders within Johnson & Johnson.


  •      Completed master’s degree in Swiss Law
  •      First working experience in a law firm or in an international company is a benefit
  •      Very good knowledge of German and English
  •      Very good analytical and written skills
  •      Proactively taking personal initiative and having a high ability to cope with pressure
  •      Team-oriented and entrepreneurially thinking personality.

If you are interested in making an impact by working in a culture of innovation, trust and teamwork, we welcome your application.