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CERN Overview

Geneva (Switzerland)
1001 to 5000 employees
1954
Non-profit Organisation
Grant-Making Foundations
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 ... 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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    Pros

    Relaxed and friendly environment, conference opportunities

    Cons

    A bit too much internal team politics

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CERN Photos

CERN photo of: The LHC
CERN photo of: Crab cavities
CERN photo of: Crab cavities
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CERN Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
89%
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    Technical Student Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    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.

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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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