The applications for the most awaited Student Program 2021 in Switzerland are open now. The Applicants can apply for CERN Administrative Student Program 2021. All the Undergraduates, Graduates, OR Master Students can apply for this marvelous opportunity.

If you have an academic background related to translation, human resources, advanced secretarial work, business administration, logistics, law, finance, accounting, library and information science, engineering management, science communication, education, audiovisual, communication and public relations, psychology, audit, Engineering then CERN is a Great Opportunity to do an internship in Switzerland.

There is no need for IELTS or any other language Test. This is a Short Term Internship for 2 Months in Switzerland. The Panel will select 120 Participants. There is no application fee required for the CERN Administrative Student Program. The duration of the program is 2 months, the Undergraduate Students, Master Students, and Graduates after being selected will Spend 2 Months Training period (Bachelor or Master) at CERN, Switzerland.

CERN Administrative Student Program 2021


Host Country

  • Geneva, Switzerland


  • CERN

No. of Participants

  • 120

Program Expenses

  • Fully Funded

Program Duration

  • Minimum 2 Months


  • 19th October 2020

Financial Benefits

The CERN Internship Program is a paid international internship. CERN is a Fully Funded Internship in Switzerland. It will cover the following expenses;

  • In return, CERN will provide you with a contract of association from 2 to 12 months.
  • An Allowance of 3283 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax).
  • A round airfare travel allowance.
  • Depending on your personal circumstances, a supplement if you are married and/or have children.
  • Coverage by CERN’s comprehensive Health Insurance scheme (the contribution will be automatically deducted from your allowance).
  • 2, 5 days of paid leave per month.

Available Fields of Study

  • Translation
  • Human resources
  • advanced secretarial work
  • Business administration
  • Logistics
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Library and information science
  • Engineering management
  • Science communication
  • Education
  • Audiovisual
  • Communication and public relations
  • Psychology
  • Audit.
  • Engineering Fields

Eligibility Criteria and Qualification

  • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State and studying in a Member State or Associate Member State.
  • You should have completed at least 18 months of your undergraduate studies (Bachelor or Master’s) specializing in an administrative field at the time of the next student committee taking place in December 2020
  • You can stay for at least 2 and at most 12 months remaining registered as a full-time student.
  • You have a good knowledge of English OR French.

Pro Tip for Selection

  • The top one is: don’t rush it!
  • Ensure your CV is complete with all skills and experience that make you stand out as a candidate.
  • Be as clear and specific as possible in the application fields “Education” and “Experience” in order to increase your chances of being selected. Also included in this section all the specific skills (e.g. programming languages, hardware, databases, etc.) that you have acquired that will support your application.
  • If you apply to more than one job, you will need to upload the documents for each application you submit.
  • And last but not least, make good use of the ‘Motivation’ section to tell us why you’re a great candidate for CERN!

Required Documents

You will need the following documents, clearly labeled (e.g. “CV”, “Motivation letter”, “Academic transcript”, etc.) and in PDF format to complete your application:

  • CV.
  • A copy of your most recent academic transcript giving an overview of your marks (if you download it from your university portal please make sure there is no protection so that we can open it).
  • reference letter from your University Professor is mandatory. Should you have a letter of reference from a previous internship you may add this as a second reference.
  • You can upload these letters at the time of application if you have them to hand. You will also be provided with a link as soon as you have submitted your application to forward it to your referees to upload their letters confidentially.
  • Note: this must be done before the closing date.

Last Date to Apply

The last date to apply for the CERN Administrative Student Program 2020 is 19th October 2020.

How to Apply?

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