Fermilab, Summer Internship Program

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Position ID:FNAL-Summer Internship Program-TRAC2019 [#12453]
Position Title: Teacher Research Associates (TRAC)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Batavia, Illinois 60510, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Accelerator and Beam Physics, High Energy Physics, Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2019/02/17help popup** finished (2018/12/03, finished 2019/08/15, listed until 2019/02/17)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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We are:

Teacher Research Associates (TRAC)

Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.  We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and South Dakota and at locations around the world, including Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.

We are strategic risk takers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.

The Teacher Research Associates (TRAC) is an outstanding eight-week program that provides science, mathematics, computer science and technology teachers with professional summer research experience. Increased teacher awareness and understanding of cutting-edge science and technology is then transferred to the classroom. Teachers are assigned Fermilab mentors and jobs that best match their skills and interests.


Program Webpage: Fermilab TRAC Internship

Program Dates: June - August 2019



·       Full-time 7th-12th grade public, private or parochial school teachers with primary teaching assignments in science, math, computer science or technology education. Teachers must be assigned a full-time teaching load during the academic years prior to and following the TRAC appointment

·       U.S. citizen or permanent resident status

·       Evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the United States

·       Proof of medical insurance


Application Requirements:

·       Online application

·       Contact information for two references

·       Supplemental Questionnaire


 Internship Details:

·       Program Dates: June - August 2019

·       Application Period: Dec 3, 2018 – Feb 17, 2019

·       Acceptance Period:  March 2019

·       Salary: $1040.00 weekly



·       Online application

·       Exit surveys


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
PO Box 500 MS116
Batavia, IL 60510

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