TARGET application instructions

Information for students

Qualified Applicants

  • 2018-2019 high school sophomores and juniors
  • Illinois high school enrollment
  • 3.0 grade point average or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Eligible to work in the United States

Application Requirements

  • Online Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, Unofficial Transcript, and 2 Reference Letters
  • Reference 1: Science Teacher – Contact Information
  • Reference 2: Math Teacher – Contact Information

All requirements must be received by the Friday deadline of 2/1/2019 to be considered for this position.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Key Dates and Deadlines

Program dates: June 24 through August 2, 2019

Application Period & Deadline December 17, 2018 – February 1, 2019
Interview Invitation – Email March 1, 2019*
Interviews April 8, 2019 at UIC (Chicago)
April 9, 2019 at Fermilab (Batavia)
Internship Offer – Email May 2, 2019

*Students who submitted all of their application materials by the deadline will hear back on this date. All decisions are final.