CERN - very exciting place to work | Glassdoor
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    "very exciting place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at CERN

    Pros

    The work carried out here is very exciting, highly enjoyable and very rewarding. Interest in research and development is very high, so if you enjoy developing new technology it is a wonderful place to work.

    Cons

    It is located in the swiss countryside, the nearest biggest city is Geneva which is not a very large city. Work hours are sometimes highly variable depending on project deadlines.

    CERN2013-05-25
  1. "My experience working at CERN"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I worked at CERN full-time for more than 4 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
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    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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