Summer Internships in Science and Technology (SIST)

  • Program Description

    Summer Internships in Science and Technology (SIST) offers undergraduate sophomores and juniors majoring in Physics, Engineering (mechanical, electrical and computer), Materials Science, Mathematics and Computer Science the opportunity to conduct research with Fermilab scientists and engineers. Eligible students must be enrolled in four-year colleges and universities in the United States. SIST aims to grow representation of underrepresented groups (Black, Hispanic, Native American and women) in the scientific research and engineering workforce.

    See SIST Website

    Support includes:

    • Weekly student stipend
    • Local housing subsidy
    • Shared use of a rental car
    • Travel expenses to and from the airport for out-of-state interns
    • Local transportation assistance on an individual basis for in-state interns
  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate college students currently enrolled in four-year U.S. colleges or universities
    • Member of underrepresented group (Black, Hispanic, Native American and women)
    • Students majoring in Physics, Engineering (mechanical, electrical and computer), Materials Science, Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Participants must provide evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.

    Key Dates

    May 31 - August 19, 2016

    Check Key Dates.

  • Expectations

    • Complete the full twelve-week program.
    • 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.

    Deliverables

    • Work assignment
    • A final report that the intern presents orally to the Fermilab staff and submits to the Laboratory in writing

    Check out the presentations and papers from previous years.

    There are no grades or quizzes.