Posted: 02-06-2024

Location: Vicksburg, MS

Level: Graduate student/Postdoctoral

General Topic: Civil/Mechanical Engineering   

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is an integral component of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering and helps solve our Nation’s most challenging problems in civil and military engineering, geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences for the Army, Department of Defense, civilian agencies, and our Nation’s public good.  ERDC research laboratories focus on five major areas:

  1. Military Engineering
  2. Geospatial Research and Engineering
  3. Engineered Resilient Systems
  4. Installations and Operational Environments
  5. Civil Works and Water Resources

STEM student trainees for this position may be selected to work in laboratories at the Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, MS. This student trainee position will provide the opportunity for development and training in a research and development environment. Assignments become more responsible as incumbent increases knowledge and skills through work experience and academic training. As a STEM student trainee, you will serve in a role in a professional discipline under close supervision with a mentor, team leader and/or supervisor. Tasks will vary but may include the following:

  • Preparing drawings, graphs or charts using project data.
  • Performing routine scientific and engineering computations using knowledge obtained from     academic progress to date.
  • Operating or adjusting various types of laboratory equipment and overseeing the function of the laboratory operation required.
  • Collecting data for research purposes and using this data to prepare technical reports and publications with conclusions related to projects.
  • Entering data into databases and tracking information to provide recommendations for continued project execution.  Rolling Application
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