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, procurement or perform environmental, safety and health duties, including environmental, wastewater disposal and radiological surveys.

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


    • Military experience
    • Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.

Key Dates

Program Dates
June 3-August 9, 2019

Application Period
Nov. 5, 2018-Jan. 31, 2019

Acceptance Date
April 2019



VetTech News

Photo of some of the VetTech interns.

2018 VetTechs (9/12)

Fermilab has a Veteran-Friendly Workforce – Check out the Veterans Group!