At CERN they use the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments to study the basic constituents of matter - fundamental particles that are made to collide together at close to the speed of light.
This Programme is aimed at graduates from universities or higher technical institutes in a wide range of applied sciences, computing and engineering with limited or no work experience, looking to work in a research group.
Please note that you are applying for a programme and not a specific job. In order to help us offer you an interesting work project, we recommend that you let us know how your research interests and skills relate to CERN’s diverse activities. You can include this during the online application process form or in a separate motivation letter.
An employment contract for between 6 months (minimum) up to a maximum of 36 months.
In order to qualify for a place on the programme you will need to meet the following requirements:
- You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
- You have graduated, or are about to graduate (within six months from the date of the committee), with a university degree (BSc or MSc level) and have no more than 4 years’ relevant experience after obtaining your degree. Kindly note that experience prior to the latest obtained degree will not be taken into account for the calculation of your overall years of experience.
- Please note that CERN Staff members are not eligible to apply for a Fellowship.
Candidates holding a PhD are not eligible for this programme and should apply for the Senior Applied fellowship.