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Washington, DC
10000+ employees
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.

US Department of Energy Reviews

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    I have been working at US Department of Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great mission with opportunities to develop subject matter expertise in several areas. The position allows the opportunity to meet and network with a lot of different organizations.

    Cons

    Difficult and technical based qualification process.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your workers.

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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
US Department of Energy photo of: DOE Washington, DC (Photo thanks to Flickr user Eric E Johnson, available under by-nc-nd v2.0)
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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    Interview

    The interview was via phone. Phone interviews are not the easiest. It’s important to smile a lot. It does come through on the phone. Take time in answering questions, don’t rush.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell about a time when an employee in your organization did something wrong, how did you handle the situation?   Answer Question
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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, 2012
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