Job Opportunities

Currently Hiring

Deputy Manager for Nuclear Energy Facilities Programs and Partnerships, ES-00
Duty Station: Idaho Falls, Idaho
Closes: 04/21/24

General Engineer

Physical Scientist

Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist

Information Technology Specialist (Cyber)

Helpful Resources for Applicants

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Employment Contacts

Following is a list of contacts where you may obtain information about employment in the nuclear energy field. The Office of Nuclear Energy does not have any applications for such positions nor do we promise that a job will be found, only that these are places that may have useful job-related information. Inquiries should be addressed to the human resources office at the following organizations.


U. S. Department of Energy
Office of Nuclear Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20585-1290


U. S. Department of Energy
Idaho Operations Office
1955 Fremont Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID 83415

Chicago Office

U. S. Department of Energy
Chicago Office
9800 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL 60439

Oak Ridge Office

U. S. Department of Energy
Oak Ridge Office
P. O. Box 2001
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-8792

Richland Operations Office

U. S. Department of Energy
Richland Operations Office
Attn: Office of Organizational Effectiveness and Communications
(MS A7-75)
825 Jadwin Avenue
P. O. Box 550
Richland, WA 99352

Office of Personnel Management

1900 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20415-0001
Phone: (202) 606-1800

American Nuclear Society

American Nuclear Society
555 N. Kensington Avenue
LaGrange Park, IL 60526
(708) 352-6611

The American Nuclear Society produces a magazine called "Nuclear News" that includes job listings.

Institute of Nuclear Power Operations

700 Galleria Parkway, SE, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30339-5943
(770) 644-8000

Nuclear Energy Institute

1776 I Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006-3708
(202) 739-8000

International Atomic Energy Agency

P.O. Box 100
Wagramer Strasse 5, A-1400
Vienna, Austria

Student Hiring Programs

Students and Recent Grads: The Department of Energy (DOE) maintains a wide range of student-focused programs to keep a steady stream of bright and motivated new talent flowing into the DOE workforce. The Office of Nuclear Energy participates in these programs from time to time. Based on your own current circumstances and goals, you can explore the full range of opportunities offered by the DOE student programs, internships, and entry-level positions.

DOE Scholars Program: The DOE Scholars Program is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-wide program that complements other DOE workforce development initiatives. The program is designed to promote DOE's strategic objectives of creating a pipeline of highly qualified participants in disciplinary fields that support programs in mission-critical areas. Flyers | DOE Scholars Program (

DOE Student Experience Program: DOE's Student Experience Program partners with educational institutions that offer a stipend to participating students to gain experiential learning opportunities at DOE. These opportunities help students develop skills needed in today's workforce while learning about DOE's exciting mission. Students must be enrolled not less than half-time in a high school, trade school, technical or vocational institute, college or university, or other accredited educational institution. To be placed within DOE, students must receive a stipend from the educational institution. Students will not receive a salary from DOE for participating in this program.

Student Experience Program | Department of Energy

Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): OSTP offers three internship programs each year: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

About OSTP: The Office of Science and Technology Policy advises the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs. The office serves as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to major policies, plans and programs of the federal government.

Office of Science and Technology Policy Internships | The White House

Minority Education Institutions Student Partnership

The Office of Nuclear Energy participates in the Minority Educational Institutions Student Partnership Program, which helps the Department to develop and train students from Minority Educational Institutions, in the areas of science, engineering, business, policy, technology, and other energy-related areas, for future employment within the Department. The program recruits academically talented students from Minority Educational Institutions, including major research universities, small prestigious colleges, and designated minority serving colleges and universities and community colleges. The program is an eight-week-long summer internship and is open to full-time students of all majors above the freshman level who have at least a 2.8 cumulative grade point average. Students must be a U.S. citizen. Summer interns will be provided a stipend, professional development workshops, and travel and housing. Please go to the following website for more information and an application.