Critical Contributions to Critical Challenges

Johns Hopkins APL is a not-for-profit university affiliated research center (UARC) that solves complex research, engineering, and analytical problems that present critical challenges to our nation.

Our scientists, engineers, and analysts serve as trusted advisors and technical experts to the government, ensuring the reliability of complex technologies that safeguard our nation’s security and advance the frontiers of space. We also maintain independent research and development programs that pioneer and explore emerging technologies and concepts to address future national priorities.


Design Your Future at APL

We are looking to create defining innovations that ensure our nation’s preeminence in the 21st century. It won’t be easy, but that's why we think APL is a great place to work. We know the fun and fulfillment that comes from surmounting difficult challenges together.