Application for Illinois Accelerator Institute

Application for Illinois Accelerator Institute
Lee Teng Internship: Fermilab and Argonne

June 5 - August 11, 2017

Deadline: January 13, 2017

All applications go through Fermilab; however, interns are placed at either Fermilab or Argonne Lab, as determined by their interests and qualifications.

Before you fill out the application, please:

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All application materials including your letters of reference must be received by the application deadline. Please submit your application so your references have plenty of time to submit their letters.

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Essay *

Lee Teng interns will have summer research projects in accelerator science and technology at either Fermilab or Argonne laboratory.

Why would you like this internship and what special qualities would you bring to the position? Please comment specifically on your interest in the field of accelerator physics.
Answer in 500 words or less.

Areas of Preference

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Accelerator Theory and Design Computer Simulation and Modeling Instrumentation and Diagnostics
Controls and Data Acquisition Magnet Systems Radiofrequency (RF) Systems
Superconducting Technology Experimental Studies and Analysis No preference
Information for Placement

The information you provide in the following section will be used for placing you in an assignment. It will not be used as a selection criterion.

In each of the following lists, select the level that most describes your experience.


Computer Languages

Fortran   HTML
C   Java
C++   Perl
IDL   LabView
MatLab   Mathematica
Maple   Python


Computer Systems

Windows Macintosh Linux/Unix


Technical Experience

Robotics   Oscilloscope
Vacuum Equipment   Logic Analyzer
Cryogenics   Circuit Layout/Design
Soldering   Circuit Debugging
2D or Solid Modeling   Finite Element Analysis  
Machine Shop Equipment   Welding  
Programming Logic Controller    


Please enter a list of any other areas of expertise you have.

Voluntary Affirmative Action Information

In compliance with federal regulations, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is required to gather and maintain statistics for use in completing our annual Affirmative Action Plans. To ensure that our statistics are accurate, we would like you to complete the information below.

This information will not be considered in evaluating your qualifications for employment. Please also be assured that this information is voluntary and confidential.

We appreciate your assistance in providing us with this information. Thank You.

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Statement of Agreement

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  • I will be 18 years of age or older at the time of the appointment.

  • I understand I need to confirm my references have received the email request for a recommendation and they understand it must be submitted before the application deadline.

  • I understand that if I am accepted, I will need to arrange for my official transcript to be sent to:

    Internship Administrator, Fermilab, MS226, Box 500, Batavia, IL 60510 or for Fedex: Fermilab Receiving, MS226, Wilson and Kirk Roads, Batavia, IL 60510, Phone (630) 840 3575

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