Fermilab VetTech internship program

A Fermilab VetTech is a military veteran interning as a technician to provide routine technical support for an assigned experiment or support group.  The VetTech Internship Program assumes apprenticeship level expertise, general experience and/or knowledge based on academic study.

A VetTech works under the direct supervision of a Fermilab employee. The technician-intern may fabricate, set up, calibrate, operate, test, repair or modify a variety of electronic or mechanical equipment, systems, devices or databases. The intern may also work in information technology or perform environmental, safety and health duties, including environmental, waste water disposal and radiological surveys.

Six to eight week, 40-hour work week, paid internships are available annually from July to September.

Application materials:

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Two technical references




Summer 2017 application period closed.

Questions?  Contact Sandra Charles, Manager, VetTech internship program