Administrative Student Programme

Deadline to submit applications: 
06-May-2014 (Selection Committee 24-JUN-14)

The Administrative Student Programme is aimed at undergraduate students specializing in administration, to spend a training period of 2 to 12 months during the course of their studies.

Disciplines represented: Translation, human resources, advanced secretarial work, business administration, logistics, law, finance, accounting, librarianship, engineering management, science communication, education, audiovisual, communication and public relations, psychology, audit.

  • You need to be a national of a CERN Member State and studying in a Member State. Romanian and Serbian nationals are also eligible to apply.

Students from Non-Member States are able to apply only if they have been residing in a Member State for the last 5 years and are enrolled in a Member State educational establishment (at the time of the application).

  • You should have completed at least 18 months of your undergraduate studies.
  • You can stay at least 2 or at most 12 months remaining registered as a full-time student. To be able to fully benefit from an administrative studentship we advise students to opt for the longest period possible.
  • You have a good knowledge of English OR French.
  • 3283 CHF/month (the allowance is net of tax)
  • Travel allowance
  • Contract of association from 2 – 12 months
  • Membership of the Health Insurance scheme (contribution automatically deducted from allowance).
  • 40 hours/week
  • 2.5 days of annual leave/month
  • CERN housing service helps finding local accommodation; visa service; social affairs service.

Once your application form has been submitted, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail which contains a link to the CERN"Report on candidate" form. You must forward this link to at least one referee (Professor or supervisor from a previous internship). Reports older than 6 months at the deadline will not be considered. Students must also upload their most recent academic transcript (official document giving an overview of their marks), as well as a CV.

Candidates are required to apply online before 06.05.2014 (23:59 CET) and submit the required documents before 11.05.2014 - If any document is missing, the application will not be considered during the selection process.

Overview of closing dates are available here.

 

Applications are considered by a Selection Committee which meets two times a year in January and June.

Contracts normally start on the first calendar day of a month and usually two months after the selection committee.