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Wage Payroll Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher

Job Number: 
68835
Campus/Location: 
University Park PA
Department: 
Communications, Information, and Navigation
Date Announced: 
01/26/2017
Salary Band: 
Work Unit: 
Applied Research Laboratory
Full/Part Time: 
Part-Time
Description: 
U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at ARL

ARL Distinguished Undergraduate Research Program – Under the guidance of an ARL faculty member, students in the program will perform a comprehensive research project and receive training in advanced research methods. The Information Science and Technology Center at ARL is seeking a talented and motivated undergraduate student who will support cutting edge research in areas such as Robotic Sensing and Perception, Machine Learning, real-time monitoring of 3D additive manufacturing processes, Sensor Networks, FPGA Based Design, and Data Fusion.

Student must be a sophomore entering junior year in the following majors: Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematical/Physical Sciences. Candidates with programming experience skills in: C++; JAVA; Discrete event simulation tools; MATLAB and Linux/Windows operating systems are preferred. Students will work up to 40 hours per week during the summers after their sophomore and junior years and up to 20 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters of their junior and senior years. Students will be required to formally present their research at the end of their final semester. This position typically requires a GPA of 3.2 or above.

You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at ARL