CERN Overview

  • https://careers.cern
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1954
  • Self-employed
  • National Services & Agencies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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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. People here are part of immense scientific discoveries, answering some of life’s most ...
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 – the fundamental particles. ...

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CERN Reviews

4.3
89%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
Approve of CEO
Fabiola Gianotti
Fabiola Gianotti
258 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"CERN"

7 May 2022 - Associate Consultant
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Very challenging and interesting work

Cons

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Diversity & Inclusion at CERN

4.4
(150 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at CERN?

...down management, lack of diversity (gender and origin), unequal statuses because of the variety of working contracts, no team working....Read More

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CERN Interviews

Experience
Positive77%
Negative5%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online89%
Campus Recruiting5%
In Person3%
Difficulty
2.9
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  1. Design Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Netherlands
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Automatic (video) 1h interview without human interaction. no possibility to ask questions. quite a long process (2 months between application and interview, and 1 month after interview for receiving the 'feedback')
    Interview

    what products did you design in the past

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Company Updates

23 September 2020
Meet Pavlina Trubacova, mechanical engineer at CERN from the Czech Republic who tells us about her experience at #CERN. https://careers.cern/pavlina Pavlina will be among the panel of engineers from CERN, ESO and ESA at our joint "Global Careers in Science" livestream event on 6th October. register now on: https://lnkd.in/dPZDPUj #iworkatcern #opportunities #STEMcareers
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25 May 2020
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/

CERN Awards & Accolades

  • Top 30 Online Talent Communication - EuropePotentialpark2016
  • Top 10 Talent Communication Mobile Interaction Europe 2016Potentialpark2016

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CERN FAQ

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Does CERN have a pension plan?

...Health insurance, pension fund, vacation days...

1 March 2020

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People Also Ask about CERN

Employees rate CERN 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 1,054 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at CERN, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at CERN and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 89% of employees would recommend working at CERN to a friend. This is based on 661 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

77% of job seekers rate their interview experience at CERN as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.9 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at CERN.

54% of employees think that CERN has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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