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    Former Employee - Computer Scientist in Rome, NY
    Former Employee - Computer Scientist in Rome, NY

    I worked at Air Force Research Laboratory full-time (More than 5 years)

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    Excellent mission focus. The people are stellar; if you meet a good scientist there they attack their work with real passion and a sense of purpose. It's a great place to start your scientific career, and they are very supportive of advanced education.


    It's a bureaucracy. You often hear the phrase "because that's how we've always done it," which is a killer for a flexible organization. There are often budget woes every time Congress fails to pass a budget, with a lot of last-minute stress submitting spreadsheets, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Take a step back and decide what kind of Laboratory you want to be. If you want to look more like Google, then there is serious work to do. If you want to look like a National Laboratory, then you're choosing a different path. Be mindful, and listen to what your scientists want... they are the ones putting their hearts and souls into war-winning R&D!

Air Force Research Laboratory Interviews

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    Research Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, FL
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    I applied through other source. The process took a weekinterviewed at Air Force Research Laboratory (San Antonio, FL).


    Very low key. I was mostly asked questions on my educational background and where I thought I could fit in to the organization. I actually interviewed over the phone without knowing prior to the call. So as far as that situation came about, the interview was very mild.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions were mostly based on educational background. They were very interested in computer/mathematical modeling, organic chemistry, explosives design, and design of experiments.   Answer Question

Air Force Research Laboratory Awards & Accolades

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Most Admired Companies for Minority Professionals , Hispanic Engineer, 2009
Most Admired Companies for Minority Professionals , Hispanic Engineer, 2008

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Website www.oh
Headquarters Rome, OH
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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