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Name: Pre-Service Teacher Internship
School/Institution: Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory
City: Batavia
State: IL
Opportunity Type: DOE Laboratory
Teacher Status: Preservice
Teacher Level: Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Description: This national program places students in paid summer internships. The participants in the program have decided on a teaching career in science, mathematics or technology; students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to Fermilab's research program. They also have the mentorship of a master teacher who is currently working in K-12 education as a teacher and is familiar with Fermilab's research environment. PST is a program offered by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science at ten of its national laboratories. Research opportunities at Fermilab include prairie ecology and particle physics.
Duration: 10 weeks
Application Deadline: 02/01/2009
Opportunity Website: https://interns.fnal.gov/pst
Sponsor Link: http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/scied/PST/about.htm

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Benefit Explanation: $400 salary per week
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Other Prerequisites: Currently enrolled student in undergrad/grad program intending to become a K-12 teacher in science, mathematics, or technology; at least 18.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Spencer Pasero
MS 226
P.O. Box 500
Batavia, IL 60510-0500
Phone: 630-840-3076