Employment at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is both personally challenging and rewarding. ARL is charged with assisting the larger research and development mission of delivering technology to the U.S. Army.

Employees at ARL include scientists, engineers, administrators, and support staff, all of whom make valuable contributions both to ARL's mission and to the United States.

High school and college students are encouraged to explore ARL's numerous internship opportunities by using our Student and Faculty Programs link.

If you have any questions about working at ARL or about these listings, you are encouraged to email us at (PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR RESUME TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS)

Vacancy Announcements are accessible ONLY from the Opening Date through the Closing Date.

Useful Job Links

For those possessing advanced degrees (master's degree and above), ARL has a special direct hiring authority.
Click here for more information.

To find postings for open vacancies, please visit USAJobs or CPOL.

To apply for a job, there are three basic steps:

  1. Create an account
    Enter your profile information and create a resume.

    Please note that you do not need to create a "My Account" to search for jobs, but you must create an account to apply for jobs online.
  2. Search jobs
    Use basic search to enter in job and location keyword information from the USAJOBS home page or the advanced search function. Review the job opportunity announcements and note of those of interest. Carefully review the "Qualification and Evaluation" section to determine whether you will qualify for the position. To search for all current ARL ARL job opportunities please follow the instructions below.
  3. a. For current Federal Employees:
    - Type ARL in the Keyword box
    - Select the radial button for Federal Employee

    For more information on Federal Employee eligibility criteria please go to:

    b. For all U.S. Citizens:
    - Type ARL in the Keyword box
    - Select the radial button for U.S. Citizens

    For more formation on applying as a U.S. Citizen please go to:

  4. Apply for jobs
    Carefully follow the instructions in the "How to Apply" section for each announcement. Submit any additional documentation to verify your qualifications such as transcripts, SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action, and/or Veterans' Form DD-214.

Last Update / Reviewed: August 12, 2014