Graduate Fellowships in Engineering and Science (GEM)

Program Description

GEM recruits high-quality underrepresented students looking to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees in applied science and engineering. As a GEM employer, Fermilab supports and encourages matriculation through scientific, engineering, computing and environmental internships, coaching and mentoring.

Eligibility

  • Member of community underrepresented in STEM: American Indian/Native, African American/Black, Hispanic American/Latino
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident at time of application
  • Master’s program – Minimum undergraduate GPA 2.8/4.0
  • Doctoral program – Minimum master’s GPA 3.0/4.0

Application Requirements

  • Register with eGEM
  • Online application
  • Submit official transcripts (if selected)

Internship Details

  • Application Period: July 1-November 13, 2018
  • Program Dates: May 20-August 9, 2019
  • Acceptance Date: April 2019
  • Salary:
  • . Master (year 1): $825.00 per 40-hour work week
    . Master (year 2): $850.00 per 40-hour work week
    . PhD: $875.00 per 40-hour work week

  • Housing: Arranged housing partially subsidized by program.
  • Transportation: Paid round-trip airfare, or mileage reimbursement if permanent address is more than 50 miles from host laboratory.

Deliverables

  • Presentation abstract (150 words)
  • Oral presentation
  • Poster presentation
  • Written research project report

Key Dates

Program Dates
May 20-August 9, 2019

Application Period
July 1-November 13, 2018

Acceptance Date
April 2019

Ready to apply?

Fill out the online application, and be prepared to present any other application requirements.
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