TARGET: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Do I have to send official transcripts, or can I send unofficial transcripts?
A: You can send unofficial transcripts to However, official transcripts will be required upon admission to the program.

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: What if I am under sixteen and am not eligible to work?
A: You must obtain work authorization from your school and written parental permission.

Q: Can I apply to the TARGET program if I am currently a freshman/rising sophomore?
A: No, this program is for students who have completed their sophomore or junior years when they participate in the summer program.

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