CERN
4.3 of 5 103 reviews
www.cern.ch Geneva, Switzerland 1000 to 5000 Employees

103 Employee Reviews (View Most Recent)

Sort all reviews by: Date Rating
in
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         

 

Unique place to work

Software Engineer (Current Employee)

Pros- international environment
- good salary and good benefits
- paid internships
- health and retirements benefits

Cons- contract policies
- internal bureaucracy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    Exciting and challenging!

    Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    Geneva (Switzerland)

    I worked at CERN


    Pros: Some of the smartest people in the world! (From all over the world!) THIS IS WHERE SCIENCE HAPPENS TODAY! The ability to take part into humanity's advance… Cons: People work very hard here and work/life balance is not good for everyone. People exceptionally smart,… Advice to Senior Management: Take more care of the younger scientists who are just doing their job.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
    • Work/Life Balance
           
    • Senior Management
           
    • Comp & Benefits
           
    • Career Opportunities
           

     

    Fascinating

    Fellow (Former Employee)

    I worked at CERN


    Pros: Exciting environment, great income, no tax, flexible work hours, quality… Cons: High people turnover and skills at entry level positions. Low… Advice to Senior Management: Develop relationships with the industry / academia in the form of expertise exchange, consulting, training, sabbaticals, to facilitate external hires at intermediate levels, and make… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
There are newer reviews on CERN.

Worked for CERN? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at CERN reviews and ratings — including employee satisfaction and approval rating for CERN CEO Rolf-Dieter Heuer. All reviews posted anonymously by CERN employees.