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CERN Overview

Geneva (Switzerland)
1001 to 5000 employees
1954
Non-profit Organisation
Charitable Foundations
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Unknown
CERN is a truly unique organisation. A genuine collaboration between countries, universities and scientists, driven not by profit margins, but by a commitment to create and share knowledge.

People here are part of immense scientific discoveries, answering ... Read more

Mission: At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. They use the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments to study the basic constituents of matter &ndash ... Read more

CERN Reviews

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    • Senior Management
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    Neutral Outlook
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    I worked at CERN full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance, Really great international workforce

    Cons

    Can be quite disorganised and have ways of doing things that aren't very standard.

    Advice to Management

    Doing great, keep getting better!

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CERN Photos

CERN photo of: The LHC
CERN photo of: Crab cavities
CERN photo of: Crab cavities
CERN photo of: Rainy day
CERN photo of: People working at CMS
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CERN Interviews

Experience

Experience
79%
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Technical Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at CERN.

    Interview

    There is no interview, just a lengthy application. I only had a phone call from my supervisor who told me the project that I would do and if I would be interested in it.

    Interview Questions

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CERN Awards & Accolades

  • Top 30 Online Talent Communication - Europe, Potentialpark, 2016
  • Top 10 Talent Communication Mobile Interaction Europe 2016, Potentialpark, 2016
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