CERN - friendly colleagues and open-minded | Glassdoor
  1. "friendly colleagues and open-minded"

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    Former Employee - Junior Fellow in Geneva
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    CERN is a multidisciplinary and exciting place to work at. If you happened to be designing something ( a system, a component for you system for example), you will have a lot of experts in different departments/ sections who can help with. At the end of the day, you will learn so much from them and also achieve things you wouldn't have done on your own. What I like about it most is that in my department (Beams), whoever...

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    Cons

    Good training system. Can do language courses (FR or EN) , technical trainings, programming ....etc as long as your supervisor approves and doesn't affect your workload too much. Good holiday scheme

    CERN2014-05-30
  1. "My experience working at CERN"

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    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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