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DOE is a unique place to work to pursue mission drive science and national policy through public service

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsExtraordinary proximity to world leading science and national labs

Consextraordinary bureaucracy and inefficiency in administration

Advice to Senior Managementremove layers of management fearlessly to allocate more to science programs

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work if you have competent co-workers/management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Department of Energy full-time


    Pros: Interesting work and important mission Cons: Budgets are ever-changing. Difficult to implement projects. More
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    All Politics, No Real Work

    Senior Scientist (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at Department of Energy full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Pretty easy jobs and many folks do alternate work schedule with every other Friday off. You can… Cons: Politics drives the DOE, not mission requirements. The DOE SES community is a bureaucratic clique that looks out for each other, not regular GS employees.… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of federal job "tenure" and get rid of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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