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The Department of Energy (DOE) is committed to hiring veterans. Veterans have demonstrated leadership ability along with the skills and competencies the Department needs to sustain a competitive edge. More veterans work for the Federal government now than at any other time in the past 35 years. This progress is attributed, in part, to the establishment of annual hiring goals for Federal agencies. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, DOE achieved 32.9 percent against the goal of 25 percent for hires of veterans, and 18.9 percent against the goal of 11 percent for hires of veterans with disabilities. DOE is on track to meet the FY 2019 hiring goals.

DOE remains steadfast in our commitment to hire veterans, and to elevate the Department's position as a world-class, 21st Century employer. In the 2019 Best of the Best evaluations by the U.S. Veterans Magazine, DOE was listed among Top Government and Law Enforcement Agencies.

Below, you can learn about the internship, career, and training programs for veterans that DOE supports, as well as additional resources to assist veterans in finding job opportunities. If you have questions, please contact us at vetprogram@hq.doe.gov.  

Veteran Programs and Resources