Job Shadowing internships at CERN

"Job Shadowing" internships are possible at CERN for secondary students , if this forms an obligatory part of their school programme.

Job shadowers at CMS

Did you know CERN hires not only physicists but mostly engineers, technicians and administrative staff? The laboratory hosts more than 10'000 physicists from all over the world, sent by their national institutions, but it needs about 2'500 staff to offer proper technical and administrative infrastructure to welcome these scientists.

Unpaid "Job Shadowing" internships are possible at CERN, if they are an obligatory part of the school programme. To apply and find out more information, visit this page. Do not forget to attach you CV in PDF and to indicate your motivations and interests when filling-in the online application form if you want your application to be taken into account.

Further opportunity for students and young graduates
CERN has various training offers from apprenticeship to doctorate levels.

  • You can find our offer of internships for students on the dedicated page
  • CERN has special job offers for recently graduated applicants with less than 10 years of experience called the Fellowship programme.
  • You will find all the offers on the recruitment website.
1/2 day to 4 weeks
Âge minimum
Âge maximum
Other language (subject to availability)
Time of the year
All year round


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To apply and find out more information, visit this page

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