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Teacher Research Associates (TRAC)


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Teacher Research Associates (TRAC)

Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and South Dakota and at locations around the world, including Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.

We are strategic risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.

The Teacher Research Associates (TRAC) is an outstanding eight-week program that provides science, mathematics, computer science and technology teachers with professional summer research experience. Increased teacher awareness and understanding of cutting-edge science and technology is then transferred to the classroom. Teachers are assigned Fermilab mentors and jobs that best match their skills and interests.



Program Webpage: Fermilab TRAC Internship

Program Dates: June - August 2020


  • Full-time 7th-12th grade public, private or parochial school teachers with primary teaching assignments in science, math, computer science or technology education. Teachers must be assigned a full-time teaching load during the academic years prior to and following the TRAC appointment
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident status
  • Evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the United States
  • Proof of medical insurance

Application Requirements:

  • Online application
  • Contact information for two references
  • Supplemental Questionnaire

Internship Details:

  • Program Dates: June - August 2020
  • Application Period: Dec 2, 2019 – Feb 16, 2020
  • Acceptance Period: March 2020
  • Salary: $1040.00 weekly


  • Presentation of Program Work
  • Exit surveys


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