BASEL OFFICE - Intern Ocean Operations

Viking is a strong and dynamic company - with a growing fleet of more than 80 river ships, eight ocean vessels, two explorer ships and a Mississippi River ship. Our guests experience all the comfort and elegance of our award-winning fleet cruising over 100 itineraries around the world.

We are currently offering an administrative internship in our Ocean department within our Operational headquarter in Basel, Switzerland.

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Switzerland or in possession of a valid work permit.



  • As an administrative intern in our Ocean department, you will be surrounded by colleagues who will share their extensive expertise in our Ocean division
  • The internship will start in March or April; the duration is six months



  • As an intern in our Ocean Operations department, you will assist the Product Development team with administrative tasks related to preparation of shore excursions, quality data for core products and review documentation
  • You will provide operational support to onboard teams
  • You will be supporting our ongoing projects, while participating in meetings and discussions with the different stakeholders involved
  • You will help optimizing existing processes and document them



  • You are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing
  • You are curious and eager to learn how a global cruise line is organized and what is expected from the Ocean department
  • You have a positive personality and like to work in a multi-cultural team
  • You have solid computer skills, especially in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)



  • You are currently attending a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the field of tourism or hospitality or have recently obtained one



  • You have gained first knowledge within the tourism industry



  • Fast-growing and dynamic environment, a modern workspace, flexible working hours and hybrid model 
  • Restaurant and regular company activities (e.g. cooking classes, sponsorship to sport events, etc.)



Please apply via our website, including your CV in English and a one-page cover letter to introduce yourself and your interest for the role. For more details about this position, contact Virginia Belli under +41 61 638 60 11



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