Part-Time Engineering Support

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Systems and Operations Automation (SOA) Division


The Systems and Operations Automation (SOA) Division at the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) is hiring undergraduate students for several positions starting in the Summer 2018 semester. The SOA Division focuses on the research, development, and prototyping of advanced automated systems, health management system technologies, and decision support tools for the Department of Defense, NASA, and other industry customers. Some responsibilities of these positions may include; supporting operations research, working on emerging technologies in supply chain management, embedded sensor design, data gathering and analytics, electrical-mechanical systems design, and software development. Students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors in any of the following majors: Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering; Computer Science; or Business. Successful candidates will work up to 20 hours per week during the spring and fall semesters and up to 40 hours per week for the summer semester. 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 $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088