Summer Internships in Science and Technology (SIST)

  • Program Description

    Fermilab's SIST program offers twelve-week summer internships in science and technology to undergraduate college students currently enrolled in four-year U.S. colleges and universities. Internships available in physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and computer science offer a chance for students to work with Fermilab scientists or engineers on a project within the context of laboratory research.

    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
    • Students majoring in physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and computer science
    • Participants must provide evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.

    Key Dates

    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 Fermilab staff and submits in writing.

    Check out the presentations and papers from previous years.