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Lee Teng Undergraduate Internship


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Lee Teng Undergraduate Internship Program

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The Lee Teng Undergraduate Internship in Accelerator Science and Engineering is a 10-week program established by the Illinois Accelerator Institute to attract students into the exciting and challenging world of particle accelerator physics and technology. A limited number of highly qualified students will be selected into this program. Successful candidates will attend the Summer Session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School (USPAS) to be held June 15-26, 2020, in Melville, Long Island, NY, sponsored by Stony Brook University. All will take the Fundamentals of Accelerator Physics and Technology with Simulations and Measurements Lab for which 3 units of undergraduate credit is available. For the remainder of the summer, interns will work closely with a mentor and a project at either Argonne National Laboratory or Fermilab.

For more information, visit: Illinois Accelerator 

Program Webpage:  Lee Teng Undergraduate Internship Program

Program Dates: June  1-August 7, 2020

    *Alternate dates may be considered for students on the quarter or trimester system.


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  • Junior academic standing at the time of application; outstanding sophomores may be considered
  • U.S. citizen or foreign national* enrolled full-time at a U.S. university·        

*Applicant is fully responsible for completing all visa formalities prior to the start of the program.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age by program start date
  • Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States
  • Proof of medical insurance for the duration of the internship

  Application Requirements:

  • Online application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation

Internship Deliverables:

  • Oral presentation
  • Written research project report
  • Poster presentation

 Internship Details: 

  • Application Period: November 1, 2019-January 6, 2020 
  • Program Dates: June 1-August 7, 2020

*Alternate dates may be considered for students on the quarter or trimester system.

  • Acceptance Date: Week of February 17, 2020
  • Salary: $600.00 per week
  • Housing: Housing arranged and paid for by host laboratory.
  • Transportation: Paid round-trip airfare, or mileage reimbursement if address is more than 50 miles from host laboratory.

 Further program information at:


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