Wednesday, November 13, 2019

[Bachelor and Master Student] CERN Summer Student Program Scholar 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland (Fully Funded)

Are you at the moment learning for a Bachelor or Master diploma in Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics? Are you in search of a sensible coaching interval through the European summer season (June – September)? If so, this may very well be the chance for you: apply now for the CERN Summer Student Program 2020!

Over a period of 8 to 13 weeks, you will work on an advanced technical project in an experimental or engineering team.
During this unique and exciting time, you can attend a series of lectures specially prepared for you where experts and scientists from around the world share their knowledge about a wide range of topics in the fields of theoretical and experimental particle physics, engineering and computing. Visits to the CERN facilities, as well as discussion sessions and workshops are also key features of the programme. Find out more on the Summer Student information page. A short report on your work and project at CERN will be expected at the end of your stay.

CERN would very much like to benefit from your expertise, commitment and passion.
In return, CERN will provide you with:
  • A contract of association of 8 to 13 weeks* to work on a technical project.
  • An extensive physics lecture programme (students will also be able to attend a series of IT lectures organized by Openlab).
  • A 90 CHF per calendar day (net of tax) subsistence allowance to cover the cost of accommodation and meals in the Geneva area for a single person for the whole contract duration.
  • A travel allowance on a lump sum basis paid at the end of your stay to help you with the cost of travel between Geneva and your residence at the time of the selection committee,
  • Coverage by CERN’s comprehensive Health Insurance scheme (contribution already deducted from allowance).**
  • Assistance to find accommodation on the CERN site or nearby.
* Candidates coming from a CERN Non Member State country can stay for a duration of 8 weeks only. (Find here the list of CERN Member and Associate Member States).
**The few students who are paid directly from a national funding agency have to come to CERN with their own insurance coverage.
    In order to qualify for a place on the programme you will need to meet the following requirements:
    • You are a Bachelor or Master student (not PhD) in Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics and should have completed, by the European Summer 2020, at least three years of full-time studies at university level.
    • You will remain registered as a student during your stay at CERN. If you expect to graduate during European summer 2020 (as of May), you are also eligible to apply.
    • You have not worked at CERN before with any other status (Technical Student, Trainee, User or other status) for more than 3 months and you have not been previously a Summer Student at CERN.
    • You have a good knowledge of English; knowledge of French would be an advantage.
    Candidates of all nationalities are welcome to apply for this Summer Student Programme.
      How to Apply:
      You will want the next paperwork to finish your application (please be sure that to call the paperwork accordingly e.g. CV, motivation letter, tutorial transcript, reference letter):
      • A CV in both English or French.
      • A replica of your most up-to-date tutorial transcript giving an outline of your marks (in the event you obtain it out of your university portal please be sure that the doc will not be protected in order that it may be opened).
      • At least one reference letter (dated lower than 12 months), ideally 2, out of your lecturers.
      • Please be sure you have all of the paperwork requested at hand while you begin your application on the profession portal as they can’t be added after its completion (solely reference letters may be submitted afterward).
      Once your application has been submitted, you’ll obtain an affirmation e-mail which accommodates a hyperlink. You should ahead this hyperlink to no less than one referee, in order that they’ll add their suggestion letter. Please notice that this should be finished earlier than the application deadline.

      31 January 2020