Undergraduate Program Assistants

United States GovernmentWashington, DC

3 months ago


Job Title

Autonomous Systems and Robotics Specialist

Job Location

Washington, DC area

Job Overview

The Autonomous Systems and Robotics Specialist applies their expertise to research and design autonomous robotic capabilities for data collection.


  • Starting salary: $72,030 - $170,800 (Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level)


  • Conduct research on control systems and employ a wide range of AI techniques, including deep learning and machine learning, multi-agent systems, expert systems, and mixed-initiative human-machine teaming
  • Improve the performance of collection systems and enable faster, deeper, and better-explained insights from data
  • Enable human-machine teaming and put the right insights before the right experts algorithmically
  • Work with teams of world-class experts, both internal and external to the organization
  • Develop expertise through continuing education, academic and conference participation, and on-the-job training


  • Bachelor's degree preferably in a quantitative science, engineering, or other STEM field
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Experience in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) related field
  • Good fundamental understanding of a range of AI techniques and ability to match techniques to problems
  • Creativity, initiative, integrity, and leadership abilities
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to work in a diverse team environment
  • U.S. citizenship and the ability to complete a background investigation

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Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Economics6%

  • Biology4%

  • Psychology4%

  • Political Science And Government4%

  • Management Science3%

  • 385 other majors76%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Deloitte
  • US Congress
  • US Department Of State
  • Microsoft
  • PwC
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Washington, DC | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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