I am hoping to become a physicist... My dream/goal is to work at CERN... Could some one hep me with the follwoing questions: If you work there,is it a nice place to work generally? Are the funding for the experiment stable? What roles do physicist have there? How does the above compare for engineers? What are the salaries for the respective roles? Its view in the scientific community? Any better places for physicist? Also,Any other advice is appreciated... Thanks.