Eqlipse Technologies

Student Research Assistant -STEM

Position Type
US-OH-Wright Patterson Air Force Base


BlueHalo has opportunities available for Student Research Assistants to support research at the Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL) in Dayton, Ohio.


The successful candidate will use a variety of scientific and/or engineering techniques to address research questions related to multiple disciplines. The candidate should demonstrate a driven interest in the STEM fields, especially through previous and planned course work. 


Work options include: 

  • 10 to 15 weeks, up to 40 hours/per week (school breaks, summers)
  • Up to 20 hours/per week (year-round, during the school year)


  • This position is working within a government facility and requires US citizenship
  • Requires a minimum of current enrollment in an Undergraduate STEM program focused in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, biology, chemistry, materials, or related field
  • Related lab experience, preferred
  • Include a cover letter indicating the division of interest (see summaries below)and which work option you are available for. (School Breaks, Summers or Year-around)


Division Summaries: 


  • Biological & Nanoscale Technologies – Focusing research in synthetic biology, biomaterials, flexible devices, functional additive manufacturing, pathogen-cell interactions, biomarkers and real-time sensor development.
  • Integrative Health & Performance Sciences– focusing on advancing marker discovery in air and biofluids, sensor development, evaluating microbiomes for health and performance, as well as toxicology, industrial hygiene, and high throughput screening for genetic and chemical exposure. Our scientists also specialize in synthetic biology, in biosensors and biocircuits, as well as directed energy bioeffects and aeromedical applications. An emerging specialty in data analytics and modeling contributes to advancing many of these fields.
  • Materials & Processes– Conducting research in processing, characterization, and modeling of advanced structural alloys and intermetallics, light metallic alloys, ceramics, and ceramic matrix composites
  • Photonics & Electronics Technologies– Conducting multi-disciplined R&D focused on electromagnetics including high-energy lasers, imaging systems, optical architectures, nonlinear optics, multiferroics and sensing.




EEO Statement

BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to Recruiting@bluehalo.com. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries.


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