Accelerate your career at CERN and take part in today’s biggest scientific breakthroughs!
What could be a better boost for your career than a work experience in one of the largest scientific experiments in the world at the cutting edge of technology, to develop your technical skills, knowledge and expertise?
If you’re a recent graduate from university or a technical institute, you’re no doubt looking for the chance to make your mark. Here it is: you could spend up to three years working right at the forefront of scientific research. As a Fellow, you could join us for research work in particle physics or take part in advanced development work in a broad range of applied science, engineering and technical fields. Whichever route you take, it will be an extraordinary experience. An experience like nowhere else on Earth.
CERN offers different categories of fellowship in line with different levels of education and experience. Browse the following categories to find the one that best matches your profile. Take part by applying for a:
Calls for applications open twice per year, for a period of several months closing respectively in March and in September. All applications for Fellowships are reviewed by the Associates and Fellows Committee made up of a panel of CERN experts who meet usually in May and November, to finalise the selection process. Please note that Senior Research Theoretical physicists are only selected at the November committee.
We wish you all the best for your application for this enriching programme!