Career Opportunities


Candidates with degrees in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline


Candidates with a broad range of administrative, financial, and laboratory technician skills

Veterans and Military Spouses

Veterans and military spouses may be eligible for preference in hiring or expedited hiring authorities

Students and

Students of various grades and academic levels, graduates, and faculty members

Careers Recruitment Booklet

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. Learn why DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory can energize your career as you help us to enable our Soldiers.


Federal employees may be eligible to receive extensive benefits and entitlements to include health, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, retirement programs, and leave benefits. ARL also offers specialized work/life balance and wellness programs.

Performance Recognition

ARL’s pay for performance (PFP) system provides an effective method for assessing, compensating, and managing the laboratory’s workforce. Employee’s annual performance evaluations are intended to ensure that top performers receive salary increases and performance awards commensurate with their achievements.

Civilian In-Processing

All new ARL employees are required to perform in-processing procedures with the organization. In an effort to expedite this process, the Civilian In-Processing page has been established for a consolidated location of required forms, directions, and helpful information. If you are an in-coming ARL new hire, please click below to access the site. 

I love being part of a team that is dedicated to getting ahead of the threats to our Warfighters by shaping the Army of the future.


Research Chemist, since 2015

The best part of working at DEVCOM ARL is the mission, the people, and the potential impact of our Army-focused research on the Soldier of the Future.


Chemical Engineer, since 2010

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