FORT HOOD, Texas — As a viable employer, the U.S. Army Operational Test Command (USAOTC) is participating in career fairs and recruitment events with its Army Educational Outreach Program. 

Representing the Army as a whole, USAOTC is actively recruiting from some of the top area colleges and universities and is looking for Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) talent, to recruit and diversify the workforce of the future. 

“The Army Educational Outreach Program presents to students a better idea of how their field of study may be applied in support of the military and government,” said John W. Diem, USAOTC’s executive director. 

Students have the opportunity to meet USAOTC at the two following Mary Hardin-Baylor campus events: 

“University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Nonprofit and Government Career Fair,” February 27, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at McLane Great Hall, A&B. 

“University of Mary Hardin-Baylor UMHB STEM Careers” panel event, March 6 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Brindley Auditorium on campus. The event will be four to six panelists that will introduce themselves, share their career experience, and talk about the role STEM plays in their organization and answer a few student questions at the end. 

“We are definitely getting out there to meet with Central Texas students, so come out and meet us, join us, and participate in something fun,” Diem said. 

Information on employment at USAOTC can also be found by searching “U.S. Army Operational Test Command” on the website. 


About the U.S. Army Operational Test Command: 

As the Army’s only independent operational tester, USAOTC tests Army, joint, and multi-service warfighting systems in realistic operational environments, using typical users to provide data on whether the systems are effective, suitable, and survivable. USAOTC is required by public law to test major systems before they are fielded to its ultimate customer — the American Soldier.