CERN Summer Studentship Programme 2017 in Geneva


Deadline: January 27, 2017

How do you plan to spend your summer? How does getting involved in some of the world’s biggest experiments sound? This is more than summer work. It’s the chance to join CERN in Geneva – getting involved in the day-to-day work of their multicultural teams. Attend lectures, visit CERN facilities, take part in discussions and workshops with people who are leaders in their fields. In fact, it will be a summer like nowhere else on Earth.

Duration of stay: 8 weeks (dates of stay to be indicated on the application form)
Working time: 40 hours/week
Report to be submitted by the end of stay

Technical project;
Travel allowance;
Membership to the Health Insurance Scheme (for the students with CERN contracts);
6 weeks Lecture Programme: end June – beginning of August;
Assistance in finding accommodation on, or near the site of the Laboratory.

You are a national of any State other than a CERN Member State (or Cyprus, Pakistan, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine);
You are a university-level undergraduate (Bachelor or Masters) in either physics, computing or engineering;
You will remain registered as a student during your stay at CERN. If you expect to graduate in the European summer 2017, you are also eligible to apply. By the time of starting your summer student appointment, you must have completed at least three years of full-time studies at university level;
You have not worked at CERN before with any other status (Trainee, Technical Student, User, etc) for more than 3 months and you have not been a CERN summer student in the past;
You have a good knowledge of English; knowledge of French would be an advantage.