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

4.2
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Fabiola Gianotti
Fabiola Gianotti
206 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

4.4
(68 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 Recruiting6%
In Person3%
Difficulty
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  1. Research Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Switzerland
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at CERN (Switzerland)

    Interview

    Telephone interview with four people. They were asking about previous experience and university courses. They asked if I am a PhD holder. They asked when I could start and if I need any help to find an apartment and settle down.
    Interview

    Do you have experience on VHDL?

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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 offer dental insurance?

...Great conditions: holidays, medical insurance, etc....

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