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1977
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It takes a lot of manpower to build a nation's economic and energy security. That's why there's the US Department of Energy. The DOE was established in 1977 by former president Jimmy Carter at a time when the US was facing a ... Read more

Mission: The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

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    I worked at US Department of Energy full-time

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    Good place and nice colleagues

    Cons

    Sometimes there were noticeable disagreements on the leadership team

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US Department of Energy Photos

US Department of Energy photo of: James A. Forrestal Department of Energy Building (Photo thanks to Flickr user cliff1066, available under by v2.0)
US Department of Energy photo of: Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF)
US Department of Energy photo of: Southern exposure of the Department of Energy building, as seen from L'Enfant Plaza. Washington, DC. (Photo thanks to Flickr user M. V. Jantzen, available under by-nc v2.0
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US Department of Energy photo of: The James Forrestal Building, home to the Department of Energy. L'Enfant Promenade, Washington, DC. (Photo thanks to Flickr user M. V. Jantzen, available under by-nc v2.0
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US Department of Energy Interviews

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    Contract Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at US Department of Energy (Washington, DC) in May 2009.

    Interview

    Hiring process would be made by hiring manager haven't receive a call or letter. Informed that a clearnance was being conducuted before selection for position.

    Interview Questions

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    Negotiation

    I think it went well since they ask for permisson to do a background check.

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US Department of Energy Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies(#7), DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
  • National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010
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