Early Careers - Research and Development


Jump-start your career with an adventure!

Work with—and learn from—the world's best network test and optical security experts.

We have limited openings in our unique 2-year Early-Career Program that lets you learn from, work alongside, and collaborate with the industry's best and brightest minds to push boundaries and find new solutions for some of the world's largest companies and government organizations.

These are a full-time positions that expose you to multiple technologies and R&D teams. When you "graduate" from this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, you'll join one of our teams with strong connections and the support you need to thrive.

"The Early-Career Program is a strategic imperative for the future of VIAVI."

Oleg Khaykin
President and Chief Executive Officer

Choose your program

Network and Service Enablement

Explore, connect, and learn all about our Network and Service Enablement solutions. VIAVI is the leader in tools and intelligence that help Service Providers, NEMs and IT organizations build, test, certify, monitor, maintain, optimize and troubleshoot complex physical and virtual networks.

There's no better place to jump-start your career.

Optical Security and Performance Products

Work alongside the world's best optical security experts. VIAVI is the world's expert in delivering light management and optical coatings that help protect the world's banknotes from counterfeiters, enhance the colors we see, and enable advanced technology such as 3D sensing.

It's the perfect place to start your career.

"The rotational program was one of the best decisions I could have made after graduation to advance my career both as an engineer and a leader. VIAVI's hands on approach combined with new projects every 6 months will make sure you are challenged and growing at an incredible pace."

Aman Patel

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Together with VIAVI

VIAVI is proudly represented by a group of talented, diverse, and often spirited people, bringing their best to you – our customers, partners, and communities every day.

Purdue Virtual Industry Roundtable
September 14th, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern
September 15th, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern

Notre Dame University Virtual Fall Career Fair
September 15th, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Eastern

Virginia Tech 2020 Virtual Engineering Expo
September 15th 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern
September 16th 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern

University of Maryland Virtual Fall Career Fair
September 23rd, Noon – 5 Eastern

Penn State University Fall Career Days 2020
September 24th, Virtual Co-Op/Intern Fair 11:00 AM– 4:00 PM Eastern
September 25th, Virtual Technical Career Fair 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Virtual Fall 2020 Career Fair
September 30th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Eastern

UCL IT & Technology Day 1 - Virtual
October 21st 2020, 5.00 PMm – 8.00 PM

Bonding Career Fair
November 5th, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Bendplatz Aachen Kühlwetterstraße, Germany