About us

carine-leu-profile.jpg Carine Leu-Bonvin, Head of Alumni Relations and Career Services, has over 20 years’ experience in counselling students with their job and internship applications. She has considerable knowledge of the Institute’s students, their specific skills and their different areas of expertise. Confident in the excellent quality of education offered by the Institute and the high calibre of its graduates, she develops and maintains relations with public and private sector employers, promotes the students and encourages employers to recruit them. Carine Leu-Bonvin has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Lausanne and a Master’s degree in International History and Politics from the Graduate Institute
   
index.jpg With over 3 years’ of experience in recruiting IT specialists, Déborah Kestener had the chance to evolve in the academic sector as a Coordinator within the Alumni Relations and Career Services. She aims to make the most out of her expertise and knowledge in "self-marketing" by giving advice to students and preparing them for career opportunities. With a degree in Marketing as well as diverse experience, Déborah Kestener today has a role between HR and Recruitment advice. Make an appointment.
   
Romain-Simona-Service-Carrière-et-relation-alumni-IHEID.jpg Coordinator at the Alumni Relations and Career Services, Romain Simona manages relationships with alumni of the Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, he worked with multiple NGOs and the Permanent Mission of Fiji where he acquired an extensive experience on issues handled by International Organisations in Geneva. Romain hold a Master’s degree in European Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Geneva.
   
GODLEY Boroka_Pic.jpg Boroka Zita Godley is currently pursuing a Master in Development Studies at the Graduate Institute. Prior to this, she studied French and Spanish at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. During her undergraduate studies, she spent one year living and working in Guanajuato, Mexico, where she taught English as a foreign language. She has also spent three months interning at the UNHCR in Budapest. Having been brought in a dual nationality household, Boroka has acquired an international outlook and enjoys adapting to multicultural environments. She has worked as a Project Assistant for the Alumni Relations and Career Services since September 2018.
   
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Romain Jaquier is currently pursuing a Master in International Affairs (MIA) at the Graduate Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, Romain served for a six-month deployment in a peacekeeping mission in Kosovo. He then joined the Mission of Switzerland to NATO in Brussels and worked for one year in the Office of the Military Representative. He manages multiple other projects in the fields of security affairs and defense. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Lausanne and University College Dublin. Since January 2018, Romain works as a Project assistant for the Alumni Relations and Career Services.


Where to find us?

Maison de la Paix, P1 - 450