National Labs Career Fair

National Labs Career Fair
14 Federally Funded National Labs will be on campus to recruit and educate about opportunities for co-op, internships, research, and full-time positions. They are looking for undergraduate and graduate students in engineering, computing, math, science, and sustainability.

Meet with reps from these organizations:
Air Force Research Lab – Information Directorate -
Applied Research Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University –
Brookhaven National Laboratory -
Federal Reserve Board -
Georgia Tech Research Institute -
Los Alamos National Laboratory (Space Data Science & Systems Division) -
MIT Lincoln Laboratory -
NASA Glenn Research Center -
Naval Nuclear Laboratory (Operated by Fluor) -
Naval Research Laboratory -
Oak Ridge National Laboratory -
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -
Sandia National Laboratories -

How to Prepare:

  • Get your resume reviewed (email Kris Stehler at Career Services, or call 4752301 to schedule an appointment to meet)

  • Develop and practice your elevator pitch – your introduction to the lab reps

  • Register for the fair – all who register and attend will have their resumes added to a resume book that will be provided to all lab representatives after the fair

  • Attend our student panel – hear from students who worked at a lab last summer; find out about their experiences, and how to successfully connect with the labs

Student Panel Prep Session:
Tuesday October 8th, 4-5pm, Carlson (bldg. 76), room 1125
Learn what students did at their national lab experience, how to prepare for the fair, and why you should work at a national lab!
Register on Handshake, under Events

Why would you want to work at a national lab?
“Laboratory discoveries have spawned industries, saved lives, generated new products, fired the imagination and helped to reveal the secrets of the universe. Rooted in the need to serve the public good and support the global community, the National Laboratories have put an American stamp on the last century of science. With equal ingenuity and tenacity, they are now engaged in innovating the future.”

America's National Laboratories have:
Advanced supercomputing
Decoded DNA
Brought the web to the United States
Put eyes in the sky
Revolutionized medical diagnostics and treatment
Powered NASA spacecraft
Harnessed the power of the atom
Brought safe water to millions
Filled the Protein Data Bank
Invented new materials
Found life’s mystery messenger
Mapped the universe — and the dark side of the moon
Shed light on photosynthesis
Solved cultural mysteries
... & much more!

Come to the fair and learn how you can be part of the world’s next great discoveries!

Emily Hake

Event Snapshot
When and Where
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Gene Polisseni Center

This is an RIT Only Event

Interpreter Requested