Join us in building a clean energy future. At NREL, you'll discover how you can make a difference in the world while also growing professionally. We combine our mission with our heart, making NREL a place where you can grow your passion inside and outside the lab.
Our Core Values
We are looking for employees whose values align with ours. Our core values encompass a safe and supportive work environment, leadership for societal impact, integrity, creativity, and excellence. Learn more.
Location, location, location. It's one reason many NRELians enjoy working here. Our main campus in Golden, Colorado, is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. And it's just 20 minutes west of Denver. View map.
Benefits and Perks
As an employee, you'll receive benefits beyond basic healthcare and life insurance. Learn more.
Inclusion and Diversity
At NREL, we know that our differences and unique talents make us stronger and drive innovative energy solutions. Learn how we foster diversity and inclusion.
The team of people here are constantly pushing me. They're some of the most intelligent
and passionate people I've ever worked with, and they encourage me every day to be
–Andrea Watson, senior engineer
It's easy to take ownership of your work here—your boss doesn't just tell a postdoc
what to do. Around here, there is a lot of expectation that the postdocs bring their
–Jacob Artz, biochemistry postdoc researcher
I applied to NREL, by fax, to a newspaper ad. Now that proves people want to stay here for a long time."
–Kim Adams, senior communicator