Undergraduate Researcher

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
03/25/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
86523
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Department:
Drivetrain Technology Center Gear Research Institute

Description

The Gear Research Institute of the Applied Research Laboratory at Penn State is seeking undergraduate seniors interested in mechanical power transmission research and testing. Typical duties will include: set-up of gear testing machines, gear metrology, fatigue testing, and data analysis. Successful candidates will receive hands on experience that will give them the edge in today’s competitive job market. Students studying Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Engineering Science and Mechanics are encouraged to apply. This position is made possible by a grant from John Deere and consideration for employment at John Deere upon graduation is a strong possibility. The successful candidate will work up to 20 hours/week during the fall and spring semesters and 40 hours/week over the summer. Candidate selected may be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. 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