CERN - Great place to work in science | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work in science"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CERN

    Pros

    Interesting projects, good salary for a job in science, great benefits

    Cons

    Mostly temporary contracts, very hard to get a permanent position. Office spaces often from the 60s.

    CERN2016-04-28

    CERN Response

    May 20, 2016

    Thank you for your review. We appreciate the time you have taken to post it. As mentioned in one of our previous replies we provide multiple types of contracts both short and long term in an effort to offer all types of job seeker the opportunity to work and professionally evolve ...

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  1. "My experience working at CERN"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I worked at CERN full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The location is a bit isolated.

    Cons

    Exciting scientific projects. Collaborating with great scientists all around the world.

    CERN2019-03-26
  2. "Fellow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CERN full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work for! Cutting edge technologies and very interesting projects.

    Cons

    Rewards for your job are not existent

    CERN2017-02-12

    CERN Response

    February 14, 2017

    Many thanks for your review. It’s delightful to read that you have found CERN a great place to work. It is unfortunate however that you felt the rewards were few as apart from a fixed stipend for the duration of their contract, CERN Fellows benefit from an array of training opportunities, ...

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