Switzerland CERN Technical Studentship in General/Civil Engineering 2024

Are you a student in general or civil engineering, looking for a unique opportunity to gain practical experience? CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, is offering an exceptional Technical Studentship in General/Civil Engineering for 2024.

At CERN, you will work with world-renowned physicists and engineers, using the world’s most advanced scientific instruments to probe the fundamental structure of the universe. This is not just an internship; it’s a chance to contribute to groundbreaking research and enhance your career prospects.


  • Contract Duration: 4 to 12 months.
  • Monthly Allowance: 3452 Swiss Francs (net of tax).
  • Travel Allowance: Provided.
  • Family Supplement: If you are married and/or have children.
  • Health Insurance: Comprehensive coverage under CERN’s scheme.
  • Paid Leave: 2.5 days per month.


To qualify for this prestigious programme, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Nationality: You must be a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
  • Academic Requirements: Completed at least 18 months of undergraduate studies (Bachelor’s or Master’s) by October 2024.
  • Enrollment: Must remain a full-time student during the internship.
  • Language Proficiency: Good knowledge of English or French.
  • Specialization: Students specializing in theoretical or experimental particle physics are not eligible.

How to Apply?

To apply for the CERN Technical Studentship, follow these steps:

  • Prepare Required Documents: CV, academic transcript, and reference letters.
  • Submit Application: Application form
  • Upload Reference Letters: Upload yourself or have referees submit via the link received after application submission.

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: July 29, 2024 (23:59 CET).
  • Application Review: July 29 to early October 2024.
  • Outcome Notification: By end of October 2024.

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(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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