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CERN is at the forefront of technologies in many fields, and there are opportunities for both working and learning at CERN, including student and graduate programmes, as well as vacancies in many fields. In this video physicist Rolf Landua talks about the broad range of career opportunities at CERN:

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Student Programmes

Opportunities in physics, engineering and computing.

How about spending a paid training period in an exciting multidisciplinary and multicultural environment together with leading scientists from all over the world? Various possibilities are offered to students from the CERN Member States to come and join the world's leading particle physics laboratory.

Fellowship Programme

Particle physics research and a broad range of applied science, computing and engineering opportunities.

Boost your career and contribute your ideas to the Organization! Have you recently graduated from university or an advanced technical institute? Are you interested in working for one or two years in an international environment at the forefront of research? There are currently over 300 Fellows working throughout CERN.

Staff Employment

Opportunities ranging through the phases of R&D, administration, design, production, operation and maintenance.

Are you qualified in computer science, electronics, physics, electricity, radio‐frequency, cryogenics, ultrahigh vacuum, radiation protection, cooling and ventilation, operation of accelerators or superconductivity? CERN recruits around 100 engineers, technicians and applied physicists each year. We also seek administrative staff in finance, personal management, law, purchasing and accounting.