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"research scientist"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

the best research institute in the world and the working environment is awesome

Cons

you could work on the most cutting edge computing technology

Advice to Management

please reduce the meeting frequency and meeting length...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Helpful culture, easy access to resources, food

    Cons

    Commuting to CERN. Other than that no such cons


  2. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at CERN (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great international environment, where it is not only curated but also fosters cross-pollination from many different disciplines.

    Cons

    I was paid far less than my counterparts. I learned a month before leaving that HR would be updating the pay grade for my position. Employees here are mostly scientists and disregard respect for non-scientific employees. That is to say that you are only valued for your education. Individuals sought tenure and once after receiving it, many would start slacking. Worst of all offenses was the fact that cultural stereotypes were openly used to explain behaviors i.e. italians, the Brits, Greeks, and so on. This was back in 2012 before the new DG.

    CERN Response

    Aug 18, 2016

    Thank you very much for your review. Respect is a value we deeply appreciate and foster within our Organization regardless of educational or cultural background. Equal pay is the normal practice at... More

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