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Apply your creative talent as a media specialist

Are you creative, communicative and able to think abstractly and logically? With us, you will learn how to use your creative talent and communicate effectively. Media specialists are responsible for all facets of our internal and external media communication – from individual media content to our web presence.

If you are fascinated by the digital world and creating effective, new communication content, then an apprenticeship at RUAG is right for you. Our media specialists are creative, innovative experts with a wide range of skills and ensure that media communication is presented in an appealing way.

Key points of your apprenticeship at RUAG



Your apprenticeship will last four years. During this time, you will learn everything you need to know to become a media specialist.


For this apprenticeship you must bring creativity, good language skills in German, French and English, abstract-logical thinking and technical understanding.

Future opportunities

The following options are available to you after completion of your apprenticeship with us: Media specialist with federal certificate, qualified web project manager or a Bachelor of Science in media engineering.



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6032 Emmen

Media specialist EFZ [Swiss certificate of competence]

Media specialists have a keen interest in new media and a good understanding of technology. You have good design skills and a business mindset. Media specialists work in the fields of communication, marketing and web design. As you can see, this profession is one of creativity, allowing you to use your creative gifts.

The field of activity of a media specialist includes, for example, concepts for analog and digital marketing. They use communication tools in a targeted manner and also manage social media channels, among other things.

Media specialists develop design concepts and create graphic elements and layouts. They prepare these for a target medium for graphic design, taking into account the common regulations as well as corporate identity and corporate design. A job at RUAG is therefore extremely versatile.


What we offer you

Your tasks include, for example, preparing print media such as flyers, brochures, thank-you cards, posters and much more. In addition, you also record and process raw digital data such as film sequences, photos, music or sound. You will publish the result, whereby you will always independently check whether it meets the required quality.

What you should bring with you

You have completed compulsory school at a high standard. You have a good command of German, but also of foreign languages such as French or English. In addition, you also bring good performance in mathematics, have a quick grasp and are able to think abstractly and logically. You are technically skilled, creative and like to communicate.

Duration of apprenticeship

Your apprenticeship at RUAG will last 4 years.
MediamatikerIn EFZ in Ausbildung - Alissa
« As a media specialist apprentice, I interact with different people and can put my ideas into practice in a number of ways. I gain insight into a variety of departments and tasks at RUAG, help out in other teams and write a newsletter independently. I really enjoy these different opportunities and tasks. »
Alissa, media specialist EFZ apprentice

Vocational training location

  • Bern
  • Thun
  • Emmen
  • Wangen
Berufsbildung Schüler und Schülerinnen

Is that your thing?

We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Apply now!