Information & Job Listings for Students

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Engineer your future at the Applied Research Laboratory!

Interested in our latest student positions? Check out our listings here.

Get practical, hands-on experience to launch your career while earning a PSU degree. We are looking for students in the following majors:

Research and Development:

  • Acoustics
  • Applied Technology
  • Computer Science (Cyber Security,
  • Software Development)
  • Data Science (Data Mining, Data Analysis, Machine Learning)
  • Engineering (Aerospace, Applied, Chemical, Civil/Environment, Computer, Electrical, Energy, General, Imaging Science, Materials, Mechanical, Nautical/Naval, Science and Mechanics, Software, Systems)
  • Engineering Technology (Electrical, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical)
  • Mathematics (Actuarial Science, Applied,  Statistics)
  • Materials Science
  • Oceanography
  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Physics
  • Security Risk and Analysis

Enterprise Operations:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Communications
  • Computer Information Systems Management
  • Drafting & Design
  • Finance & Financial Management (Economics)
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resources/Services
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science & Technology
  • Information Security
  • Management Science (Information, Operations, Project, Security, Supply Chain)
  • Marketing
  • Network Engineering (Networking & Telecommunications)
  • Workforce Development


To find jobs at Penn State's Applied Research Laboratory, please visit the Penn State careers website:

Student Employment Programs at ARL

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U.S. citizenship is required for employment at ARL