SIST: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Can I participate if I am graduating in May/June of the current year?
A: Yes, a limited number of placements can be made to "graduating seniors."

Q: Do I have to send official transcripts, or can I send unofficial transcripts?
A: You must send official transcripts when you apply. Send to:

Fermilab / SIST
Attn: Linda Diepholz - MS 117
P.O. Box 500
Batavia, IL 60510

Q: I don't have medical insurance. What do I do?
A: You must have medical insurance in order to participate in any of the internship programs at Fermilab. The Fermilab Users Office has more information on obtaining short-term medical insurance.

Q: Can I repeat as a SIST student?
A: Yes, you can have two summers as a SIST participant.

Q: I don't have a Social Security number.
A: We will arrange for you to apply for a Social Security card after you arrive at Fermilab.

Q: What is my Fermilab ID number?
A: You will receive this number when you arrive at Fermilab.