Undergraduate Researcher

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
12/04/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
84494
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Department:
Vehicles and Unmanned Systems

Description

The Vehicles and Unmanned Systems Division of the Applied Research Laboratory is seeking highly motivated undergraduate students to work within a team environment on research and engineering opportunities. These positions cover a broad range of engineering disciplines in all aspects of system development. Familiarity with electrical design, mechanical design, analysis tools, signal processing, software development, modeling, or embedded systems is desired. Experience with engineering lab test equipment and assembly tools, as well as LabVIEW, MATLAB/Simulink, CAD, FEA, and Microsoft Office are preferred. Students who are in their sophomore, junior, or senior year studying Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Physics are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will work up to 20 hours/week during the fall and spring semesters and 40 hours/week over the summer. You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. Applicants selected will 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