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Name: Pre-Service Teacher (PST) 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: Offered by the Department of Energy Office of Science, PST offers ten-week summer internships for undergraduate and/or graduate students who have decided on a teaching career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to Fermilab's research programs. A master teacher who is currently working in K–12 education and is familiar with Fermilab's research environment mentors the students.
Start Date: 06/06/2011
End Date: 08/12/2011
Application Deadline: 02/14/2011
Opportunity Website:
Application Link:
Sponsor Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Travel Reimbursement
Benefit Explanation: Support includes:

* $470 stipend per week
* Shared housing
* Shared use of a rental car
* Transportation to join the program and return home or to school for students living outside the Fermilab area
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Other Prerequisites: * Undergraduate students intending to become a K–12 teacher in science, math, technology, or engineering.
* Graduate teacher preparation program participants.
* U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.
* Participants must provide evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.
* Participants must have medical insurance during their time at Fermilab.
* Additional eligibility requirements.

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Carol Angarola
Batavia, IL 60510-5011
Phone: 630-840-3929