CERN - Administrative Student Programme

    The Administrative Student Programme is aimed at undergraduate students specializing in administration, to spend a training period of 2 to 12 months during the course of their studies.
    Disciplines represented: Translation, human resources, advanced secretarial work, business administration, logistics, law, finance, accounting, librarianship, engineering management, science communication, education, audiovisual, communication and public relations, psychology, audit.


    • You need to be a national of a CERN Member State and studying in a Member State. Romanian and Serbian nationals are also eligible to apply.
    • Students from Non-Member States are able to apply only if they have been residing in a Member State for the last 5 years and are enrolled in a Member State educational establishment.
    • You should have completed at least 18 months of your undergraduate studies.
    • You can stay at least 2 or at most 12 months remaining registered as a full-time student. To be able to fully benefit from an administrative studentship we advise students to opt for the longest period possible.
    • You have a good knowledge of English OR French.


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    • 3283 CHF/month (the allowance is net of tax)
    • Travel allowance
    • Contract of association from 2 – 12 months
    • Membership of the Health Insurance scheme (contribution automatically deducted from allowance).
    • 40 hours/week
    • 2.5 days of annual leave/month
    • CERN housing service helps finding local accommodation; visa service; social affairs service.

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