Employee Resource Groups

NREL's employee resource groups are organized to ensure that staff feel connected through shared characteristics or life experiences.

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NREL has eight employee resource groups that represent our diverse and growing staff. These groups are focused on professional development, mentorship, socializing, personal support, and more. They host speakers and events, connect with community groups, share resources, and create safe spaces. Please contact our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Office with questions and to learn more.

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Asian Employees

NREL's Asian employee resource group is dedicated to fostering a sense of community and inclusion among employees of Asian cultural background or heritage.

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Black Employees

The Black employee resource group focuses on developing and supporting a vibrant community for NREL staff that identify as Black or of African descent.

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Early Career Network

The Early Career Network brings together NREL's young scientists, engineers, and early-career employees to network, learn more about ongoing research, and gain exposure to potential career path opportunities across the lab.

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Full Spectrum Network (LGBTQIA+)

The Full Spectrum Network brings together lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) staff and allies.

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Hispanic and Latinx Alliance

The Hispanic and Latinx Alliance's mission is to serve the community and the lab's workforce by providing leadership and direction for Hispanics in support of NREL's mission.

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Postdoc and Graduate Student Network

The Postdoc and Graduate Student Network enables postdoctoral researchers, student researchers, and interns to increase their competitive edge for finding and securing job opportunities through professional development and networking events.

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The NREL Veterans employee resource group provides networking opportunities for NREL's veterans and members of military reserve.

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Women's Network

The Women's Network is a platform for all NREL employees to gather and discuss professional development, mentorship, and networking both internally and externally to NREL.