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www.psi.ch
Villigen (Switzerland)
1001 to 5000 employees
1988
Government
Business Services
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Unknown
The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform world-class research in three main subject areas: Matter and Material; Energy and the Environment; and Human Health. By conducting fundamental and ... Read more

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    Excellent work-life balance. Excellent benefits

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    No clear career path for foreigners. PSI does not represent a diverse workplace

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Paul Scherrer Institut (Villigen (Switzerland)) in January 2014.

    Interview

    Interview type - spend the day with the team
    You are invited to participate on several group events, like external/internal seminars
    Prepare a presentation on a certain topic for the group you'll be working with
    Have an interview with the group leader, HR and the laboratory leader
    Depending on your place of residence, they will have you sleep over at the guesthouse

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