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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science


Careers in the Office of Science

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science seeks talented and enthusiastic professionals to join our mission! Office of Science’s mission is to deliver scientific discoveries and major scientific tools to transform our understanding of nature and advance the energy, economic, and national security of the United States.

Office of Science is the Nation’s largest Federal sponsor of basic research in the physical sciences and the lead Federal agency supporting fundamental scientific research for our Nation’s clean energy future. We support over 28,000 researchers across over 300 academic institutions and the DOE National Laboratories; we build and operate a suite of 28 scientific user facilities that collectively advance the research of over 36,000 users annually; and we are responsible for the stewardship of 10 of the 17 DOE National Laboratories.

Below is a list of federal job opportunities, including Pathways Internships, in the Office of Science.

Prospective applicants should follow the links to the job announcement on for a complete description of the job and its application requirements.

Please read the USAJOBS announcement carefully to identify the specific documentation requirements. All required documentation must be submitted as described by the announcement closing date. To learn more about the USAJOBS application process, please click here.

Office of Science is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in the workplace. To view the Department of Energy policy statement on EEO, please click here.


SC Headquarters Positions

No SC Headquarters Positions are currently open

SC Field Site Positions

No SC Field Site Positions are currently open