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  • www.energy.gov
  • Washington, DC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1977
  • Government
  • Federal Agencies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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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 severe winter and fuel shortages that caused factory ...
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

4.2
85%
Recommend to a Friend
62%
Approve of CEO
Rick Perry
Rick Perry
41 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, more than 8 years

"Great place for technical folks"

Sep 12, 2021 - Senior Advisor in Washington, DC
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Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Great people, mission oriented, stable funding

Cons

Political leadership can be hit or miss

Advice to Management

Keep empowering people. Think about more long-term investments outside national labs.
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Diversity & Inclusion at US Department of Energy

3.9
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US Department of Energy Interviews

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Positive64%
Negative9%
Neutral28%
Getting an Interview
Applied online69%
Employee Referral14%
Campus Recruiting8%
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    I have heard different things from different people. Some people had a fast track process, others had constant delays. Overall, the process was not too bad and had its ups and downs like any employer.
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US Department of Energy Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government AgenciesDiversityBusiness.com2012
  • National Top 50 Green CompaniesGreen Power Partnership2012

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