Wage Payroll Undergraduate Student

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Laser Processing


The CIMP-3D Department, a world?class research center for additive manufacturing (3D printing), of the Applied Research Laboratory is seeking well?qualified, student researchers for the Spring 2018 semester, with a potential for continued employment. Researchers will help answer current and emerging questions in this rapidly growing field, which promises to revolutionize engineering and manufacturing in the U.S. and world-wide. Selected researchers will work on projects related to data analysis, software development, experimental design, sensing and control, microstructure characterization, and more. Project efforts often lead to research projects for senior theses. Students may be a Junior or Senior in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or related disciplines and will work up to 20 hours per week during the Fall and Spring Semester and up to 40 per week during the summer semester. A strong work ethic along with strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Additional, preferred skills include: programming experience (LabVIEW and/or MATLAB preferred), strong math and reasoning abilities, and proficiency with SolidWorks. Research will take place at CIMP?3D, located in Build 230, Innovation Park, on the Penn State, University Park campus. 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.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088