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The QUEST Programme - Civil Engineering

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Field of Interest: Civil Engineering

Working at CERN as a Civil Engineer is the opportunity to interface with a variety of technical experts, scientific users, transverse technical and administrative services. Deeply involved in all phases of design, procurement and execution, civil engineers at CERN benefit from decades of experience and good practices on a variety of infrastructures such as tunnels, new machine and tertiary buildings, existing building’s refurbishment, transport infrastructures and much more.

At CERN we do new things, we innovate, civil engineers are involved at an early stage of projects concept’s definition integrating with all technical domains, they provide an important contribution to make impossible projects become possible. There is never a dull moment and you never know what challenge you will face next!

The QUEST Programme

Bring your expertise to our unique work and develop your knowledge and skills at pace. Join world-class subject matter experts on unique projects, in a Quest for greater knowledge and deeper understanding.


This specific Programme is dedicated to Experienced Projects Graduates W/M/NB, based on the following eligibility criteria:

  • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
  • You have:
    • a Master’s degree with 2 to 6 years of post-graduation professional experience;
    • or a PhD with no more than 3 years of post-graduation professional experience.
      (Note that you are expected to have obtained your qualification by the time you take up your appointment at CERN.)
  • You have never had a similar contract before at CERN;
  • Applicants without University degrees are not eligible.

If you want to join us, see what is on offer below. (new positions are posted regularly)

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Experienced Project Graduate Openings in Civil Engineering

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