Helen Edwards Summer Internship (formerly PARTI)

  • Program Description

    Fermilab's Helen Edwards Summer Internship program (formerly PARTI) offers ten-week summer internships to students from universities in Europe majoring in physics and engineering. These internships offer a chance for students to work with Fermilab scientists and engineers at the frontier of scientific research in the physics and technology of particle accelerators.

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    Support includes:

    • Wage of $12.50 per hour for a standard 40-hour work week, subject to U.S. taxes excluding Social Security
    • Shared use of housing
    • Shared use of a rental car
    • Transportation to and from the airport
  • Eligibility

    • The program is open to students of universities in Europe, majoring in Physics or Engineering, with the exception of students who were born in, or have ever been citizens of Iran, Sudan, or Syria, unless they are currently citizens of the United States (Such students are fully responsible for completing all formalities prior to the start of the program.).
    • The student must have current enrollment at the university and must have finished least one full year at the university at the moment of applying.
    • A minimum of 4.0 Grade Point Average (in 2-5 grading system).
    • At least 18 years old.
    • Fluent in English.
    • Participants must have medical insurance while at Fermilab.

    Key Dates

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    Contact Information

    Fermilab Helen Edwards Internship
    PO Box 500, MS 229
    Batavia, IL 60510, USA
    Phone: +1-630-840-3929
  • Expectations

    • Complete the full ten-week program.
    • Adhere to the job duties and to observe the required time and attendance standards, as defined by your supervisor.
    • Complete all Fermilab safety and computing requirements.
    • Work safely in a responsible and professional manner.
    • Attend all scheduled events including lectures, tours and group activities.


    • Prepare and present a final oral report. (The report will be available on the Web.) Check out the presentations and papers from previous years.