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Help us make a world of difference. As the nation's primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development (R&D), we're leading the nation in developing clean energy technology solutions to address our energy and environmental challenges, and we need innovative, talented people to join us now.

We have many job openings for highly qualified scientists, engineers, research technicians, project leaders, analysts, and other professionals in a variety of careers. View NREL's employment policies for more information about our hiring policies and practices.

Besides being a world-class R&D center, NREL is a fantastic place to work offering competitive salaries, benefits, diversity, and work/life balance. Our employees find that developing clean energy solutions for the world is extremely rewarding.

An added benefit of working at NREL is our location. We're nestled at the foot of Colorado's Rocky Mountains in Golden, just 15 minutes from downtown Denver and close to high-country adventure.

Besides long-term careers, NREL also offers graduate and undergraduate internships and postdoctoral research and research associate positions. We invite outstanding scholars from other countries to join us through Foreign Nationals assignment.

Looking for the DOE's premier undergraduate internship program? Visit the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program.

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