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Talent Acquisition & Management

ORAU helps government agencies and private companies find interns and employees for STEM positions

Need access to top talent for hard-to-fill science, engineering and R&D positions? ORAU can provide a distinct advantage for your business in finding the right candidates. We have 70+ years of experience designing, recruiting and managing fellowship and internship programs for federal agencies and private sector customers, as well as engaging with universities that attract top STEM talent through our 120+ member university consortium.

ORAU provides expertise in the recruitment of highly specialized, hard-to-find STEM talent for government agencies and private industry. ORAU is the solution to your scientific, engineering and R&D staffing needs. ORAU’s workforce solutions experts also provide full-range talent acquisition and recruitment management for your staffing needs.

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Talent acquisition ROI

ORAU recruiters attract top talent using a wide range of recruitment resources. We can partner with or become your talent acquisition team and improve your recruiting metrics. What can we provide?

  • Continuous candidate engagement (including social media)
  • Digital marketing capabilities
  • Reduced time to fill and cost per hire
  • Greater retention rates
  • Quality of hires (with attention to diversity and inclusion)
  • Open positions vs. positions filled ratio improvement
  • Increased application completion rate

Let ORAU manage the candidate experience for you and improve your overall recruitment efforts.

What we offer

  • Full-range talent recruiting/acquisition and recruitment management
  • Employee incentives
    • Variety of employee benefit packages
    • Competitive wages and salaries
    • Customer-site-specific employee portals for policies, timesheets, etc.
  • STEM internship program
  • Zintellect recruitment and applicant tracking system
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Customers we've served

Contact us

For more information about ORAU’s Workforce Solutions, contact us at 865.347.4864 or