On Wednesday, May 17, the Benefits and Wellbeing Office, the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility and the Veterans Group will co-sponsor a Wellness Wednesday workshop as part of the Inclusion Matters 2023. The How World Events Can Impact Veterans’ Mental Health workshop will be facilitated live by ComPsych-EUAP from 1-2 p.m. (CT). Current events can be triggering for veterans, impacting their mental health and overall well-being. In trying to make sense of world events, veterans often experience emotional,…
Fermilab veterans and friends celebrated Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 9, in the Big Room at Building 327. Special guests included keynote speaker Allen Lynch, a recipient of the Vietnam Medal of Honor; Rita Pennington, Illinois coordinator of the Quilts of Valor Foundation; and Elaine A. McCusker, United States deputy undersecretary of defense.
From WDCB’s First Light, Nov. 11, 2018: On the surface, it may seem a little strange for a high level research center to turn to the veteran community as a resource for new workers. For Fermilab, it’s been a perfect match. Listen to the 11-minute segment.
From Chicago Tribune, Nov. 11, 2018: VetTech is an internship program started in 2016 at Fermilab in Batavia to entice veterans with technical experience as a way of offsetting a generation of electrical and mechanical technicians now beginning to retire.
From Kane County Chronicle, Nov. 8, 2018: Fermilab’s internship program expands to include more student veterans.
From Daily Herald, Nov. 7, 2018: Fermilab’s innovative VetTech program began when Fermilab approached the College of DuPage about hiring student veterans in such fields as engineering, computers, automotive service, manufacturing and HVACR for full-time paid internships.