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  • 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. 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

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Current Employee - Research Fellow in United Kingdom

I have been working at CERN full-time for more than a year

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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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Diversity & Inclusion at CERN

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CERN Interviews

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Company Updates

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23 Sep 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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Reach for the stars and accelerate your career! Online - Tuesday 6 October CERN, ESA and ESO, leading organisations in the Science and Space industry, are joining forces to host a unique online career event.

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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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What is health insurance like at CERN?

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