Short Term Undergraduate Internship At CERN In Generva

Undergraduate students in the technical or administrative fields are invited to spend a few months training at CERN in Geneva. Interns will receive a monthly stipend of CHF 1,516. Application process is ongoing.

CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva where physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe.

They offer a limited number of one-to-six-month-long placements throughout 2021 in their practical training programme.

You can apply for a place at any time up to the close of the annual vacancy in October 2021.

Your application will be considered by a group of CERN experts who will act as supervisors to the selected students.

Your main field of study is in one of the following areas: applied physics, computing, mathematics, electricity, electronics, mechanical or civil engineering, instrumentation, materials science, radiation protection, safety and environmental protection, surveying, ultra-high vacuum, scientific communication.

A very limited number of places may be available in administrative fields such as: translation, advanced secretarial work, accounting, legal services, human resources, librarianship, logistics.

Application process is ongoing.


Main Criteria

  • You are a full-time student at undergraduate (post-secondary) level and are at least 18 years of age.
  • Your work at CERN, Geneva, must be an obligatory or recommended part of your studies.
  • You have a good knowledge of English and/or French.

Find out more here.

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