Research Labs Day gives graduate and post-doctorate engineering students an opportunity to pursue a career at both national and private laboratories. The daylong event features presentations from research lab representatives as well as career fair networking opportunities.

*National Labs will only be hiring domestic students, but there will be companies that can hire international students.*

When: November 2, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Chevron Room, Zachry Engineering Education Complex

Schedule of Events

  • 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.  Check-In/Welcome
  • 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. —  Presentations
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. — Networking/Career Fair
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. — Lunch provided for lab representatives, faculty and staff
  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. — Presentations
  • 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. — Networking/Career Fair

Registration Information for Lab Reps

The deadline to register to attend the Research Labs Day event is Friday, October 19, 2018. Registration is required for entry. There is no cost for registration.

Register to Attend

Registration includes:

  • Up to three representatives
  • One 5' x 2.5' table (additional tables if available upon request)
  • 150-word research lab description included in the event's program
  • A 10-20 minute lab overview presentation
  • Electricity and wireless internet connection
  • Lunch
  • Parking (We will provide validated parking at check-in)

Housing: A block of rooms has been held for your convenience at the Hilton College Station and Conference Center Hotel, conveniently located on University Drive adjacent to the Texas A&M University campus. For information, or to make a reservation, call 1.866.238.4218, or 979.693.7500, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you fly into College Station Easterwood Airport, the Hilton provides shuttle service. 

Shipment of all materials for the career fair: Representatives will be notified of the location once registration is complete. 

Current Participating Labs:

  1. Applied Research Laboratories at the The University of Texas at Austin
  2. Battelle Memorial Institute
  3. Idaho National Laboratory
  4. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  5. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  6. Los Alamos National Lab
  7. National Institute of Standards and Technology
  8. Pacific Northwest National Lab
  9. Southwest Research Institute
  10. Sandia National Laboratories
  11. Schlumberger: Oilfield Services
  12. Siemens Building Technologies
  13. U.S. Army Research Laboratories

Presentations: All labs will be presenting twice, both in the morning and afternoon sessions.  Schedule of the presentations coming soon.

Registration Information for Students

The deadline to register to attend the Research Labs Day event is Friday, October 26, 2018. Registration is required for entry. Students should dress in business casual and bring a copy of your CV and research statement to network with lab representations. 

Register to Attend

Location Information

The National Labs Day event will be held in the Zachry Engineering Education Complex, Chevron Room. Parking is available in the Central Campus Garage.