Program Description

A Fermilab VetTech is a military veteran intern who provides routine technical support for an assigned experiment or support group. The program assumes apprenticeship level expertise, general military experience and/or knowledge-based on academic study.

The technician-intern may fabricate, assemble, calibrate, operate, test, repair or modify a variety of electronic or mechanical equipment, systems, devices or databases. The intern may also work in information technology, procurement or perform environmental, safety and health duties, including environmental, wastewater disposal and radiological surveys. A VetTech works under the direct supervision of a Fermilab employee.

Further program information


  • Military experience
  • Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.

Application Requirements

  • Online application and Questionnaire
  • Resume
  • Discharge Papers
  • Unofficial transcript (optional)

Internship Details

  • Application Period: December 20, 2021 – March 1, 2022
  • Program Dates: June 6 – August 12, 2022
  • Acceptance Date: May 2022


  • Complete a 10-week program under the supervision of Fermilab employee


Key Dates

Application Dates
Dec 20, 2021 –  Mar 1, 2022

Program Dates
June 6 – August 12, 2022

Acceptance Date
May 2022

*The internship will be either virtual or in-person. Will be decided closer to the internship start date.

Applications Open December 20, 2021

Fill out the online application, must complete questionnaire and upload application requirements. Application links below.

Contact Information