Oak Ridge National Laboratory
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Oak Ridge National LaboratoryPros
Learn from talented people in their field. My mentor situation was fantastic. This was my greatest graduate education experience by far.Cons
Tennessee is pretty sprawled and it would be hard to get around without a car. Not really any cons to give for an intern though.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 days – interviewed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.Interview Details
Hiring process consists of the typical steps: locating the candidate by searching their resume base, or being contacted by an HR recruiter. They are typically looking to hire post-docs, mid-career researchers, typically associate professors or experienced professionals with business development experience. One identified by an HR, person is interviewed by a group of consisting of the staff and a group leader(s) (at ORNL, group leader is a manager).
Since this is a government facility, all interviewers are supposed to ask the same base questions and then more.
People are often asked to give a seminar. Depending on the position, questions can get technical but nothing like at Google. Good CV, good degree from a good institution and lots of connections are usually the key factors.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsEasy.Accepted OfferAverage Interview
- I did not encounter any specifically hard questions. Some asked about specifics about certain technologies. View Answer
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the Department of Energy’s largest science and energy laboratory with over 4,600 staff from more than 100 countries, 3,000 guest researchers, and a budget of approximately $1.4 billion. The Lab supports the DOE's mission by providing solutions to strengthen the nation’s leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.
Career opportunities include internships, postgrads, postmasters, postdoc appointments, distinguished...