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(Paid opportunity)


 CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research

If you’re an undergraduate in the technical or administrative fields and you’re looking to spend a few months training “on-the-job”, imagine doing your internship at CERN in Geneva. An impressive addition to your CV! They offer a limited number of places in their practical training programme from between 1 to 6 months geared towards your particular field of study.

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At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. Using the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Applied physics
  • Computing
  • Mathematics
  • Electricity engineering
  • Electronics engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Instrumentation
  • Materials science
  • Radiation protection
  • Safety and environmental protection
  • Surveying
  • Ultra-high vacuum
  • Scientific communication
  • Translation
  • Advanced secretarial work
  • Accounting
  • Legal services
  • Human resources,
  • Logistics

Required Languages

English or French.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

6 Months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

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

  • You are a full-time student at undergraduate (post-secondary) level and 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.
  •  A very limited number of places may be available in administrative fields such as: translation, advanced secretarial work, accounting, legal services, human resources, librarianship, logistics.
  • Your work at CERN must be an obligatory or recommended part of your studies.
  • You will be returning to your educational establishment after completion of your stay at CERN.
  • You have a good knowledge of English and/or French.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid opportunity)

  • You will need to have full insurance cover valid in the Geneva area for medical expenses, work and private accidents as well as any disability arising from professional and non-professional illness and accidents.
  • You will receive a monthly allowance of 1,510 Swiss Francs: please note, however, that the cost of living in Geneva is high and this allowance is just a complement.
  • You should have adequate financial resources to support yourself in the local area.

How to Apply

First Step: 

  • Choose “I am interested”from here ,upload your CV and fill the form.

Second Step:

You will be asked to write:
1. Personal, Experience, Education details
2. Communication information.
3. Language information.
4. Essay questions.


  • Your application will then be reviewed by CERN experts and if successful, you will be contacted by the programme coordinator. Please be aware that we only have a limited number of places for this programme.
  • Make sure you have your CV to hand as you start your application. Once submitted you will not be able to upload additional documents or edit your application.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hend Younis /Egypt 

Reviewed by” Reem Khaled / Egypt  
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team