CERN Short Term Internship 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland (Funded)

An excellent opportunity for Bachelor's and Master's students from all over the world to join the CERN short term internship in Geneva, Switzerland for a period of one up to six months. This internship serves different technical and administrative field of study and will be a high value for boosting your career.

CERN Short Term Internship 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland (Funded)

About CERN

CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers, is one of the world's largest and most respected centres for scientific research. It's located in Geneva, Switzerland and its primary focus is on particle physics.

At CERN, physicists and engineers use the most extensive and intricate scientific apparatuses worldwide to examine the fundamental elements of matter, known as fundamental particles. These tiny particles are accelerated to near-light speeds and made to collide, offering valuable insights into their interactions and unveiling the underlying principles of nature. Our aim is to push the frontiers of human understanding by exploring the tiniest constituents of our universe.

About CERN Internship

One of CERN’s key missions is education. CERN experts enjoy sharing their knowledge and experience with committed and passionate students from all over the world. If you are an undergraduate student in a technical or administrative field, and you’re looking to spend a few months training on-the-job, the absolutely this internship is an ideal opportunity for you, imagine doing your internship at CERN in Geneva. An impressive addition to your CV. The internship lasts between 1-6 months and it's for a limited number of placements in the practical training programme.

Eligibility | Who can apply?

- All full-time students in technical or administrative diploma in Bachelor or Master degree are eligible to apply.

- You are at least 18 years of age.

- Your main field of study is in one of the following areas: applied physics, computing, mathematics, electricity, electronics, mechanical or civil engineering, instrumentation, materials science, radiation protection, safety and environmental protection, surveying, ultra-high vacuum, scientific communication. Or in administrative fields such as: translation, advanced secretarial work, accounting, legal services, human resources, librarianship, logistics.

- During your internship time you must be still registered as a full time student

- You have a good working proficiency in English and / or French

- You will need to upload a copy of your CV in English or French (PDF Format)

Expenses and Benefits

- Each trainee will receive a monthly allowance of 1,577 Swiss Francs.

- The student's educational university must ensure you have full insurance cover valid in Geneva area (France and Switzerland) for medical expenses.

- The internship doesn't cover the costs of the travel and the visa if needed

Note: Please be aware that living expenses in Geneva are significant, and this allowance is intended as a supplement only. It's essential to ensure you have sufficient financial means to sustain yourself in the area.


Application deadline: As soon as possible 

starts day: Upon agreement with CERN

Ends day: Upon agreement with CERN

Note: you will need to select your availability period for this internship.

How to apply?

To apply, you just need to fill out the online application, and upload your resume 

Note: Once your application has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation e-mail which contains a link. If you have not yet uploaded your reference letters when applying, you should  forward this link to at least one referee, so that they can upload their recommendation letter.

More details

for more details about Eurofound Traineeships, check the Eurofound website from HERE

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