Technical Studentship - General / Civil Engineering

Geotechnical, Civil, Structural.

Job Description

Take part in CERN’s Technical Student Programme! 

If your university or institute requires or encourages you to acquire work experience through an internship, imagine doing this at CERN in Geneva. It’s more than work experience. In fact, it’s a student programme like nowhere else on Earth and an impressive addition to your CV!

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If you are a student looking to complete practical training in domains related to general or civil engineering, surveying or safety, you will have the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of technology, contribute and broaden your knowledge in areas as varied as industrial and tertiary building structures, design and drafting, underground structures, roads, drainage, geotechnical engineering, safety risk management to name a few.

Please note that students specialising in theoretical or experimental particle physics are not eligible to apply for this programme.

A panel of CERN experts meets three times a year in February, June and October, to review all applications, and on each occasion, typically 80 students are selected to join the programme.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for a place on the programme you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
  • You have completed at least 18 months of your undergraduate studies (Bachelor or Master’s) at the time of the next student selection round taking place in October 2024.
  • You remain registered as a full-time student during the internship.
  • You have a good knowledge of English or French.

What we offer

CERN would very much like to benefit from your expertise, commitment and passion. In return, CERN will provide you with:

  • A contract of association from 4 to 12 months.
  • An allowance of 3,452 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax).
  • A travel allowance.
  • Depending on your personal circumstances, a supplement if you are married and/or have children.
  • Coverage by CERN’s comprehensive Health Insurance scheme (the contribution will be automatically deducted from your allowance).
  • 2,5 days of paid leave per month.
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  • Deadline
    July 29th, 2024
  • Starting
    October 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
    Yes
  • Salary
    3,452 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax) + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:1 and above (expected)
  • Duration
    4-12 months
  • Location
    Geneva (Switzerland)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Civil
  • Geotechnical
  • Structural
Also Accepting...
  • Acoustics
  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Infrastructure
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology
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