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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.

Summer Internship Opportunities

The Office of Science and Technology Policy accepts applications for its Summer Student Volunteer Program. Students who are U.S. citizens and who will be actively enrolled during the upcoming fall semester are welcome to apply.

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.

About the Student Volunteer Program: Student volunteers are accepted for one of three annual terms (spring, summer, or fall), which each last no more than 90 days. While these positions are without compensation, the assignments provide educational enrichment, practical work experience, and network opportunities with other individuals in the science and technology policy arena.

For questions, please contact Lauren Andersen,

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,