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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.

United States Department of Energy Reviews

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United States Department of Energy Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz
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    Current Employee - Supervisory Investment Officer in Washington, DC
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    I have been working at United States Department of Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Exposed to cutting edge energy technologies,

    Cons

    Under the new administration, priorities are shifting away from renewable energy investment

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United States Department of Energy Photos

United States Department of Energy photo of: James A. Forrestal Department of Energy Building (Photo thanks to Flickr user cliff1066, available under by v2.0)
United States Department of Energy photo of: Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF)
United States 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
United States Department of Energy photo of: DOE Washington, DC (Photo thanks to Flickr user Eric E Johnson, available under by-nc-nd v2.0)
United States 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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United States Department of Energy Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at United States Department of Energy (Saint Louis, MO) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Scheduled a phone interview over email directly with supervisor. She was very friendly and comforting. Took around 45 minutes. Asked pretty basic questions nothing unexpected. Late getting back, said it would be in one week, took a couple

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United States 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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