CERN - Fellow | Glassdoor
  1. "Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Geneva
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CERN full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The fellowship program is a great opportunity.

    Cons

    Almost impossible to get a permanent position.

    Advice to Management

    The management does a good job.

    CERN2016-02-03

    CERN Response

    February 8, 2016

    Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you value highly CERN's Fellowship programme. Addressing the issue of permanent positions we have recently reviewed and reassessed our contract policy with a direct aim of increasing long term career prospects for staff.

  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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