Fermilab Computational Science Internship | Salary: $825 – $875 weekly depending on the academic year

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  • Post Date : October 12, 2020
  • Apply Before : November 11, 2020
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Job Description

Open Date: October 9, 2020

Close Date: December 11, 2020

Program Webpage: http://internships.fnal.gov/fermilab-computational-science-internship/

Program Dates: May 31- August 20, 2020

We are:

Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and South Dakota and at locations around the world, including Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.

We are strategic risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.

The Computing Division seeks current graduate students majoring in computer science and related fields who are interested in working at a national science research laboratory. While providing the opportunity to gain experience understanding of Fermilab computing for High Energy Physics, the intern assists with laboratory R&D efforts to explore and enable the use of cutting-edge tools and technology for the benefit of the science community.


  • Enrollment in a U.S. college or university in Computer Science or related graduate program
  • 3.0 grade point average or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Eligible to work in the United States

Application Requirements:

  • Online application
  • Proficiency questionnaire
  • Unofficial transcript

Internship Deliverables:

  • Oral presentation
  • Poster presentation

Internship Details:

  • Salary: $825 – $875 weekly depending on the academic year
  • Housing: Housing arranged and partially subsidized by the program.
  • Transportation: Paid airfare and/or ground transportation to and from Fermilab / Shared transportation between local housing and the Laboratory.

Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underrepresented Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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