• U.S. Department of Energy
  • Fermilab


Equal Opportunity & Diversity Manager:
Sandra Charles X4574

  • Target Students

    TARGET Program


  • Target Students

    TARGET Program


  • Target Students

    TARGET Program


  • Target Students

    TARGET Program


Fermilab TARGET Program

Qualified applicants:
2015-2016 high school sophomores and juniors.

Fact Sheet

2016 Poster

Key Dates & Deadlines:
Application Period January 2 - February 26, 2016
Email - Interview Invitation Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Interviews Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (Chicago)
Thursday, April 14, 2016 (Batavia)
Email - Internship Offer by Monday, May 2, 2016

2016 Complete Application Package:

  • 2016 Application

  • Personal Statement (see page 3 of the 2016 application for detailed instructions)

  • Transcript PDF Copy (official transcript will be required upon admission to the program)

  • 2 Evaluation of Applicant Forms (completed by applicant's Math and Science teachers only - must be emailed to scharles@fnal.gov by Teacher completing form). * No additional teacher recommendations or Letters of Recommendation will be considered.

2016 TARGET Application Instructions

Follow instructions fully to ensure your submissions are processed. If you have any questions, call (630) 840-3327.

Instructions for Applicants

  1. All forms should be filled out electronically.
  2. Fill out and save your form in PDF format.
  3. All forms should be saved as: APPLICANT LAST NAME _ YEAR and NAME OF FORM.
  4. ✔ Example I: Smith_2016 TARGET Application

    ✔ Example II: Smith_2016 TARGET Personal Statement

    ✔ Example III: Smith_2016 Official Transcript

  5. Email all forms electronically to scharles@fnal.gov
  7. ✔ Example IV: Smith _ 2016 TARGET Program _ Complete Application Package

Instructions for Math and Science Teachers

  1. Please fill out the Evaluation of Applicant Form
  2. Save your form in PDF format as: STUDENT LAST NAME _ YEAR _ NAME OF FORM
  3. ✔ Example I: Smith _ 2016 TARGET _ Evaluation of Applicant

  4. Email the form electronically to scharles@fnal.gov
  5. Email Subject line - STUDENT LAST NAME, YEAR and TARGET Program
  6. ✔ Example II: Smith _ 2016 TARGET Program

Providing required information is voluntary. However, an applicant may not be considered, if the information requested is not provided or key dates and deadlines are not honored.

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