Helen Edwards Internship: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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. Based on the previous experience, we recommend that you use insurance issued by a US-based company. The Fermilab Users Office has more information on obtaining short-term medical insurance.

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.

Q: What is the shipping address for Fermilab?
A: Send packages to:

Kirk and Wilson St.
Addressee's name, MS (mail station)
Batavia, IL 60510-0500

Q: What is my mailing address?
A: Look under Preparing for Your Internship.

Q: Where is your nearest post office?
A: East of the lab, go to Warrenville Post Office.

Q: Where is the closest bank?
A: There is a Chase bank in Warrenville near the intersection of Batavia Road and Route 59.

29W555 Batavia Rd # 2055
(630) 393-2924)

Q: Are there bicycles available at Fermilab?
A: The Guide to Life at Fermilab has information on bicycles. There are some on-site that can be borrowed; there are also local companies that rent bicycles. We recommend that you limit your bike riding to the Fermilab site or the recreational bike paths in the area. We don't recommend riding on major roads like Kirk Road and Route 59. All bike riders should wear helmets.