TARGET Application Instructions

Information for students

Qualified Applicants

  • 2019-2020 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, 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 deadline to be considered for this position.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Key Dates and Deadlines

Program dates: June 28 – August 6, 2021

Application Period & Deadline Dec 14, 2020 – Feb 1, 2021
Interview Invitation – Email March 8, 2021
Interviews March 29, 2021 at UIC (Chicago)
March 30, 2021 at Fermilab (Batavia)
Internship Offer – Email May 3, 2021

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