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 military experience and/or knowledge based on academic study.

A VetTech works under the direct supervision of a Fermilab employee. The technician-intern may fabricate, assemble, 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.

10-week, 40-hour workweek, paid internships are available annually in the summer.

Application materials:

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Two technical references




2018 program: June 4 to August 10, 2018

Application period coming soon! Winter 2017 via fermilab.jobs


Fermilab VetTech Interns – Summer 2017

Fermilab VetTech Interns - Summer 2017

Left to right: Michael Jacobson, Christopher James, Michael Martin, Ryan Kos, and Anthony Lake at the MINOS Underground Areas. Not shown: Andrew Thornbro and Joshua Norris. August 4, 2017.