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Career opportunities exist at the Naval Research Laboratory for students pursuing degrees in the

following disciplines under the Student Career Experience Program:

Biology Fire Protection
Business Industrial Hygiene
Chemical Engineering Information Technology
Chemistry Mathematics
Computer Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Computer Science Occupational Safety & Health
Electrical Engineering Operations Research
Engineering Physical Chemistry
Environmental Studies/Engineering Physics

All opportunities listed are for the Washington DC area except where noted in the announcement description.
Please include the announcement number(s) on your application to ensure consideration.

Biology

Electronic hazardous materials authorized use list updates/reviews - random spot checks within divisions.
Coordination with Chemical Hygiene Officers; Review of purchase requests for Hazardous Materials.
Accompanying OSH Specialists on Inspections; Manipulation of data (input) into databases. Announcement
#3541

Business

Position is located in NRL's Contracting Division. Student will perform market research, determine acquisition
strategy, evaluate vendor proposals, perform cost and price analysis & develop a comprehensive knowledge of
acquisition laws, regulations and procedures. Announcement #3200

Chemical Engineering

Investigation of aerosols and foams for fire suppression - Announcement #6185A

Investigation of flow in micro channels - Announcement #6185B

Development of environmentally friendly systems from solvents to foams - Announcement #6185C

Test setup - Gas analyzer operation. Duty Station: Mobile, AL– Announcement #6186C

Design, build, operate CVD reactor for diamond materials and characterize the material - Announcement
#6174A

Electronic & Surface Properties of Diamonds Materials & Devices - Announcement #6174B

Chemistry

Electronic hazardous materials authorized use list updates/reviews - random spot checks within divisions.
Coordination with Chemical Hygiene Officers; Review of purchase requests for Hazardous Materials.
Accompanying OSH Specialists on Inspections; Manipulation of data (input) into databases. Announcement #
3541
Electronic & Surface Properties of Diamonds Materials & Devices - Announcement #6174B

Investigation of aerosols and foams for fire suppression - Announcement #6185A

Investigation of flow in micro channels - Announcement #6185B

Development of environmentally friendly systems from solvents to foams - Announcement #6185C

Computer Engineering

Software development: Windows PC environment; Visual Studio, LabWindows, C++, C, visual Basic, Fortran,
real-time control of equipment in electronic warfare (EW) simulation discipline. Radar, EW, scenario
environment & missile simulation algorithms; automated analysis & display of experimental laboratory and field
data. Position requires a SECRET clearance- Announcement #5761

Support Central Target Simulator Facility engineers in designing and conducting electronic warfare
effectiveness experiments. Support Facility upgrade projects. Develop and maintain PC-based software to
enhance Facility operations. Position requires a SECRET clearance. - Announcement #5762

A JAVA Developer Co-op will be responsible for implementing designs, ensuring code quality, and conducting
occasional research into new technologies and will report to a Team Lead. Desired skills: JAVA swing/GUI, 3D
Graphics Programming, Open GL, Database Programming JDBC, SQL. - Announcement #5774A

User interface programming; 3D programming with Open GL; Image Processing; Website Development;
Technical Writing; Data Analysis and Conversion; Various C++/Python/Perl/Ruby/Lua Programming Tasks. -
Announcement #5773A

Computer troubleshooter, network, data analysis. Duty Station: Mobile, AL - Announcement #6186D

Computer Science

Assist engineers in implementing the SIMDIS visualization tool for demonstrating EA effectiveness. Help
develop procedures for transferring radars under test. Analyze and organize results to produce movie clips of
the test results as a presentation tool. -Announcement #5743A

User interface programming; 3D programming with Open GL; Image Processing; Website Development;
Technical Writing; Data Analysis and Conversion; Various C++/Python/Perl/Ruby/Lua Programming Tasks. -
Announcement #5773A

A JAVA Developer Co-op will be responsible for implementing designs, ensuring code quality, and conducting
occasional research into new technologies and will report to a Team Lead. Desired skills: JAVA swing/GUI, 3D
Graphics Programming, Open GL, Database Programming JDBC, SQL. - Announcement #5774A

Computer troubleshooter, network, data analysis. Duty Station: Mobile, AL - Announcement #6186D

Embedded software development for spacecraft and spacecraft test systems - Announcement #8245

Electrical Engineering

Assist engineers in developing field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and micro processing as the basis for
developing state of the art signal processing prototypes. Tasks include supporting FPGA and microprocessor.
Design using C code and hardware descriptive languages such as VHDL and Verilog, design synthesis and
implementation, circuit board design and layout, use of laboratory instrumentation for diagnostic testing and
troubleshooting of circuit board hardware. The FPGA based hardware is frequently field tested and the student
may be asked to support off-site testing. - Announcement #5730A

Work with engineers on analyzing the arming and triggering mechanisms of improvised explosive devices
(IEDs). Perform laboratory testing of IEDs including instrumentation setup and operation. Explore methods to
help automate the test process. - Announcement #5730B

Assist engineers in analyzing cell phone transmissions. Assist in setting up and measuring cell phone
transmissions. Use cell phone base stations to setup ad hoc phone networks for analysis and testing. Perform
digital signal processing on the collected data, including discrete Fourier transforms, and phase and frequency
error analysis. Help apply statistical tests to determine the correlation of different measurements. This work
tackles questions of how data sets are similar or not and the algorithms necessary to isolate specific signals. -
Announcement #5730C

Work with engineers in the domain of high frequency (3-30 MHz) communications and radar systems analysis.
Explore methods to generate wideband HF transmissions from electrically small antennas. Research adding
evolutionary computation processes to electromagnetic field calculations for exploring design trades in
developing HF antennas. Participate in design and testing of HF antennas. - Announcement #5730D

Learn and then develop Matlab/Simulink models of components of radar, communications, and electronic
warfare (EW) processes. Analyze portions of the various stages of radar/comms/EW signals including
waveform generation, transmission, propagation, reception, and demodulation and information extraction. Build
Matlab models that analytically represent the signals. Add noise and interference to determine affect on signal
ability to transfer information. - Announcement #5730E

Assist engineers in implementing the SIMDIS visualization tool for demonstrating EA effectiveness. Help
develop procedures for transferring radars under test. Analyze and organize results to produce movie clips of
the test results as a presentation tool. - Announcement #5743A

Assist engineers in performing experiments on different radar systems to determine the susceptibility to various
electronic waveforms. Help develop test procedures. Analyze and organize results of experiments in written
documentation. - Announcement #5743B

Assist Engineers in conducting research and development of concepts and systems which meet EW
requirements. Participate in the development of requirements, specifications, components, subsystems, and
systems for shipboard EW systems. - Announcement #5748

Software development: Windows PC environment; Visual Studio, LabWindows, C++, C, visual Basic, Fortran,
real-time control of equipment in electronic warfare (EW) simulation discipline. Radar, EW, scenario
environment & missile simulation algorithms; automated analysis & display of experimental laboratory and field
data. Position requires a SECRET clearance- Announcement #5761

Support Central Target Simulator Facility engineers in designing and conducting electronic warfare
effectiveness experiments. Support Facility upgrade projects. Develop and maintain PC-based software to
enhance Facility operations. Position requires a SECRET clearance. - Announcement #5762

Development of systems to be installed in shipboard and airborne environments to facilitate Navy Electronic
Warfare countermeasures development and testing. This could involve digital, analog and radio frequency
design. Duties will involve field test support. Position requires a SECRET clearance. - Announcement #5763A
User interface programming; 3D programming with Open GL; Image Processing; Website Development;
Technical Writing; Data Analysis and Conversion; Various C++/Python/Perl/Ruby/Lua Programming Tasks. -
Announcement #5773B

A RF Analyst Co-op will work with developers and Subject Matter Experts to analyze and model Radio
Frequency systems. The co-op should have knowledge of communication and radar systems and knowledge and
experience with radio frequency principles. - Announcement #5774B

Electronic & Surface Properties of Diamonds Materials & Devices - Announcement #6174B

Electrical/Electronics, Test equipment, video/audio computer hardware. Duty Station: Mobile, AL -
Announcement #6186A

At-sea data analysis. Digital Signal Processing - Announcement #7120

Signal Processing and Experimental Work - Announcement #7130

Radio Frequency Systems for spacecraft and other applications (including antennas) - Announcement #8241

Spacecraft Avionics including processing, analog and digital control and conversion, telemetry, etc. -
Announcement #8242

Spacecraft test system development - Announcement #8243

Embedded software development for spacecraft and spacecraft test systems - Announcement #8245

Engineering

Duties/Skills: Create simulations in MATLAB of specialized signal processing techniques; Environmental
modeling/multipath; Develop PCL techniques. This position requires a firm understanding of probability
theory/stochastic processes, understanding of digital signal processing (FFT's FIR Filter Design), and
understanding of antenna theory and modeling. - Announcement # 5741

Environmental Studies/Engineering

Assisting the team responsible for programs to protect and improve environmental quality, pollution control,
remedy environmental damage and ensure compliance with environmental laws regulations. Announcement
#3546A

Assisting the team responsible for the technical adequacy and environmental compliance of NRL construction
repair and modification plans for facilities taking into consideration cost and feasibility. Announcement #3546B

Fire Protection

Investigation of aerosols and foams for fire suppression - Announcement #6185A

Industrial Hygiene

Electronic hazardous materials authorized use list updates/reviews - random spot checks within divisions.
Coordination with Chemical Hygiene Officers; Review of purchase requests for Hazardous Materials.
Accompanying OSH Specialists on Inspections; Manipulation of data (input) into databases. Announcement #
3541
Information Technology

Review reports; provide data entry and minor IT support. - Announcement #1221

Mathematics

Duties/Skills: Create simulations in MATLAB of specialized signal processing techniques; Environmental
modeling/multipath; Develop PCL techniques. This position requires a firm understanding of probability
theory/stochastic processes, understanding of digital signal processing (FFT's FIR Filter Design), and
understanding of antenna theory and modeling. - Announcement # 5741

Mechanical Engineering

Design of structural components for systems to be used in shipboard and airborne environments.
Manufacturing work in machine shop. Packaging of electronic equipment. Electro-mechanical work with items
such as antenna gimbals. Position requires a SECRET clearance. - Announcement #5763B

Design, build, operate CVD reactor for diamond materials and characterize the material - Announcement
#6174A

Investigation of aerosols and foams for fire suppression - Announcement #6185A

Investigation of flow in micro channels - Announcement #6185B

Test setup - layout pipes pumps operation. Duty Station: Mobile, AL – Announcement #6186B

Occupational Safety & Health

Electronic hazardous materials authorized use list updates/reviews - random spot checks within divisions.
Coordination with Chemical Hygiene Officers; Review of purchase requests for Hazardous Materials.
Accompanying OSH Specialists on Inspections; Manipulation of data (input) into databases. Announcement #
3541

Operations Research

Duties/Skills: Create simulations in MATLAB of specialized signal processing techniques; Environmental
modeling/multipath; Develop PCL techniques. This position requires a firm understanding of probability
theory/stochastic processes, understanding of digital signal processing (FFT's FIR Filter Design), and
understanding of antenna theory and modeling. - Announcement # 5741

Physical Chemistry

Design, build, operate CVD reactor for diamond materials and characterize the material - Announcement
#6174A

Physics

Work with engineers on analyzing the arming and triggering mechanisms of improvised explosive devices
(IEDs). Perform laboratory testing of IEDs including instrumentation setup and operation. Explore methods to
help automate the test process. - Announcement #5730B
Assist engineers in analyzing cell phone transmissions. Assist in setting up and measuring cell phone
transmissions. Use cell phone base stations to setup ad hoc phone networks for analysis and testing. Perform
digital signal processing on the collected data, including discrete Fourier transforms, and phase and frequency
error analysis. Help apply statistical tests to determine the correlation of different measurements. This work
tackles questions of how data sets are similar or not and the algorithms necessary to isolate specific signals. -
Announcement #5730C

Work with engineers in the domain of high frequency (3-30 MHz) communications and radar systems analysis.
Explore methods to generate wideband HF transmissions from electrically small antennas. Research adding
evolutionary computation processes to electromagnetic field calculations for exploring design trades in
developing HF antennas. Participate in design and testing of HF antennas. - Announcement #5730D

Learn and then develop Matlab/Simulink models of components of radar, communications, and electronic
warfare (EW) processes. Analyze portions of the various stages of radar/comms/EW signals including
waveform generation, transmission, propagation, reception, and demodulation and information extraction. Build
Matlab models that analytically represent the signals. Add noise and interference to determine affect on signal
ability to transfer information. - Announcement #5730E

Duties/Skills: Create simulations in MATLAB of specialized signal processing techniques; Environmental
modeling/multipath; Develop PCL techniques. This position requires a firm understanding of probability
theory/stochastic processes, understanding of digital signal processing (FFT's FIR Filter Design), and
understanding of antenna theory and modeling. - Announcement # 5741

Assist engineers in performing experiments on different radar systems to determine the susceptibility to various
electronic waveforms. Help develop test procedures. Analyze and organize results of experiments in written
documentation. - Announcement #5743B

Assist Engineers in conducting research and development of concepts and systems which meet EW
requirements. Participate in the development of requirements, specifications, components, subsystems, and
systems for shipboard EW systems. -Announcement #5748

This co-op will assist engineers working on circuit models, RF propagation models, RE effects testing on
electronics, indoor and outdoor testing. Also instrumentation control by computer, data analysis and report
writing. Co-ops will be encouraged to develop their own projects. - Announcement #5754

A RF Analyst Co-op will work with developers and Subject Matter Experts to analyze and model Radio
Frequency systems. The co-op should have knowledge of communication and radar systems and knowledge and
experience with radio frequency principles. - Announcement #5774B

Investigation of aerosols and foams for fire suppression - Announcement #6185A

Investigation of flow in micro channels - Announcement #6185B

Development of environmentally friendly systems from solvents to foams - Announcement #6185C

Electronic & Surface Properties of Diamonds Materials & Devices - Announcement #6174B

Signal Processing and Experimental Work - Announcement #7130