CERN Overview

  • https://careers.cern
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1954
  • Self-employed
  • National 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. ...

CERN Reviews

4.3
88%
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Approve of CEO
Fabiola Gianotti
Fabiola Gianotti
224 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Good place!"

Jul 27, 2021 - Technician
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Pros

Amazing place to work, great people and environment

Cons

Not easy to get indefinite contracts
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Diversity & Inclusion at CERN

4.3
(97 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at CERN?

...CERN is an incredible place with a lot of diversity and a lot of things to do after work....Read More

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CERN Interviews

Experience
Positive78%
Negative5%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
Applied online88%
Campus Recruiting5%
In Person3%
Difficulty
2.8
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  1. Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee in France
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 months. I interviewed at CERN (France)

    Interview

    Online application followed by an online interview. The online interview was nice and easy to follow, with behavioural type questions. Followed by a small interview with one team leader and final offer made by the organisation.
    Interview

    Behavioral type questions regarding past experiences and challenges.

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Company Updates

September 23, 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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May 25, 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?

...Salary, health insurance, and pension fund are great....

June 16, 2019

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