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We are committed to promoting a talented and diverse workforce by hiring quality individuals, appreciating their differences, and developing employees to their fullest potential for the benefit of the organization, the individual, and society.

ORAU is strongly committed to our employees, where the entire employee population acts like an extended family where flexibility and an interest in the work-life balance is a top priority. ORAU’s culture is further enhanced by diversity and the individualism that each employee is encouraged to present. Our employee population is reflective of the communities in which we work and live, and we embrace the uniqueness of these individuals without promoting uniformity.

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Browse ORAU career opportunities (on-site, hybrid, and remote). Through our online career center, you can develop a profile, set up job alerts, and/or apply for corporate positions with ORAU.

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Search for opportunities to work as an ORAU contractor at a federal facility or national laboratory. We specialize in scientific and technical staffing support to fulfill critical project and business needs.

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If you are a current student or recent college graduate, find opportunities via Zintellect, a searchable database of research and non-research internships and fellowships.

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Awards and distinctions

ORAU is committed to staffing its programs and operations with talented and motivated personnel to ensure timely delivery of the highest quality products and services. We have consistently been recognized as a "best employer" for hiring and retaining qualified and diverse employees.

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ORAU named Top Entry Level Employer, Top 10 Intern Employer by

ORAU has been named a Top Entry Level Employer and a Top 10 Intern Employer (we're listed #5) for 2023 by, the number one entry level job site on the internet and the leader in entry level job search. Learn more about CollegeGrad's annual survey and how ORAU and other companies are meeting the needs of today's entry level workforce. top employer logos

Employment Information

At ORAU, we are committed to a diverse workforce and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all persons. ORAU is committed to eliminating profiling, promoting diversity, and to providing equal employment opportunity for all. Employment practices will be made without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, mental or physical disability, protected veteran’s status, or genetic information.

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ORAU is an E-Verify employer. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to  work in the United States. Please visit the federal E-Verify website for additional information.

ORAU will take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants without profiling based on perceived racial, sexual, or national origin characteristics. This includes the employment and advancement of eligible protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, minorities, and females.

To review ORAU's Affirmative Action plan, contact Mae Mosley at (865) 576-3984. The plan may be viewed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in Human Resources located at 100 ORAU Way, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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