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National Labs Day



Fall Semester -- Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The National Labs day is an event held each fall. It brings together Federally Funded R&D Centers to campus. The centers conduct research for the United States Government and operate in the industries of: defense, homeland security, energy, aviation, space, health and human services, and tax administration. The centers are grouped into 3 categories: System Engineering and Integration Centers; Study and Analysis centers; Research and Development Centers (includes national laboratories).


Here’s the schedule for the day:

  • Laboratory information sessions – labs present information in a small informal setting:
  • GOS 1335


    GOS 1305


    8-8:30 AM

    National Radio Astronomy Observatory

    9:15-9:45 AM

    Jefferson Labs

    8:40- 9:10 AM

    Air Force Research Lab

    9:50-10:20 AM

    Naval Research

    9:20-9:50 AM

    Los Alamos National Lab

    10:30-11 AM

    Naval Nuclear Labs

    10-10:30 AM

    Oak Ridge National Lab


    10:35-11 AM

    Sandia National Labs


    1-1:30 PM

    Aerospace Corp



  • 11:15 – 12:15    Keynote Speaker:  Paul Zschack, Brookhaven National Labs -  Ingle Auditorium
  • 1:30 – 4:00        Career Fair with Labs – Gosnell Atrium
  • 4:30                    Optional - Tour of NTID Lab Facilities





Registration is now open.

This will provide you with one table (draped, no backdrop), 2 chairs and lunch.


Materials can be shipped ahead of time to:

RIT Office of Career Services & Co-op
57 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Attention: Mindy Blake/National Labs Day

Parking Information

Parking for Thomas Gosnell Hall will be in Lot S.


There are several hotels within close proximity of campus. For a complete list, visit our Hotel Accomodations page.

Information for Registered Labs

Q. Do I need a parking pass in order to park?
A. Yes. You will receive a parking pass with your Career Fair confirmation email.

Q. Will there be internet access in the building?
A. Yes. There will be instructions when you arrive on how to access the RIT wireless network.

Q. What kinds of materials should I bring to the fair?
A. You should bring marketing materials, information about career opportunities at your lab, and any information you’d like to share with RIT faculty and students.

Q. Is there room for a display?
A. There will be room for a small tabletop display.

Q. How many students can I expect to see?
A. Rochester Institute of Technology consists of 15,400 undergraduate and 3,300 graduate students across programs in design, visual communications, business, computing and information sciences, engineering, health sciences, math, science, imaging science, social sciences and humanities, and sustainability. 

Contact Info

Mindy Blake, Career Services Coordinator