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.

Internship Details

    • Salary: $20.00 per hour
    • Housing: Not provided or arranged by program.
    • Transportation: Not provided or arranged by program.

Key Dates

Program Dates
2020 Program Dates Not Available

Application Period
Nov 8, 2019-Feb 15, 2020

Acceptance Date
April 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor has named Fermilab a 2019 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award recipient. The award recognizes job creators who demonstrate a strong commitment to recruiting, hiring and retaining the nation’s veterans.

2020 VetTech Positions [Application Links Below]

VetTech News

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