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CERN Overview

Geneva (Switzerland)
1001 to 5000 employees
1954
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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.<br/><br/>People here are part of immense scientific discoveries, answering ... Read more

Mission: 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.<br/><br/>People here are part of immense scientific discoveries, answering ... Read more

CERN Reviews

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow

    I have been working at CERN full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place for flexible research where one can drive their own career

    Cons

    Short fixed term contracts. Difficult to get long term ones

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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
CERN photo of: Water tower from below
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CERN Interviews

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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

    The sonru interview(video) had pretty much the questions mentioned in the email. One question will ask you to speak in another language if comfortable for you. You only have 2 minutes per questions and they are 5 in total.

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Company Updates

  • Assessing CERN’s impact on careers: results from a new survey show the important impact of working at CERN on an individual’s career. https://cerncourier.com/a/assessing-cerns-impact-on-careers/

  • More than 800 technicians in different disciplines work at CERN alongside engineers to design, build, operate and maintain the infrastructure that enables physicists from around the world to perform leading-edge particle physics research. How is their work impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic ? In this series we take you behind the scenes of their work in these challenging times. Here is part II: https://careers.cern/Techs_Covid_PartII #iworkatcern #techniciansmakeithappen #fightcovid19 #remoteworking

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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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