Helen Edwards Summer Internship

Program Description

The Helen Edwards Summer Internship program is a 10-week opportunity for students majoring in physics and engineering at universities in Europe. Interns work with Fermilab scientists and engineers at the frontier of scientific research in physics and particle accelerator technology.




  • Current accredited European university/college enrollment and completion of at least one full year at the time of application
  • Minimum 4.0 GPA on a 5 point scale
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Conversational and written English fluency
  • Evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the United States
  • Non-US citizens will usually require a visa to be eligible to work. Once accepted to the program, Fermilab’s Visa Office will assist with obtaining the appropriate United States visa.
  • Proof of medical insurance while at Fermilab

Application Requirements

  • Online application
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation

Internship Details

  • Application Period:
  • Program Dates: 2022 program is cancelled
  • Acceptance Date:
  • Salary:
  • Housing:


  • Oral presentation

Key Dates

Program Dates
2022 program is cancelled

Application Period

Acceptance Date

Ready to apply?

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

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