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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.

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.


Browse ORAU career opportunities across the United States. 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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For undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates, postdocs, and faculty, we offer hundreds of STEM internship and fellowship opportunities through Zintellect. Distinguished candidates can also be matched with employers looking to fill specialized STEM positions.

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    Top Diversity Employer

    ORAU recognized as a 2018 Top Diversity Employer by Hispanic Network magazine

    Hispanic Network 2018 Top Diversity Employer

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    Top Diversity Employer

    ORAU recognized as a 2018 Top Diversity Employer by Black EOE Journal magazine

    2018 Top Diversity Employer

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    Top Entry Level Employer

    ORAU has been named a “Top Entry Level Employer” by CollegeGrad.com

    CollegeGrad.com Top Entry Level Employer

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    Top Intern Employer

    ORAU has been named a “Top Intern Employer” by CollegeGrad.com

    CollegeGrad.com Top Intern Employer

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    Proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project

    We are proud to support wounded warriors in the workforce through the Wounded Warrior Project, Warriors to Work program.

    Wounded Warrior Project, Warriors to Work program

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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.

    Requests must comply with federal travel expenditure guidelines.

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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, Tenn.

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Employment Questions? Email us at work@orau.org.