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Systems Engineer in Tennessee
on January 9, 2021
Really good place to learn. Great team. Extremely cooperative colleagues. You are working with the smartest people in the country and around the world. Making a difference.
Research Associate I in Oak Ridge, TN
on February 19, 2021
Experience at ORNL depends 100% on the PI you're working for. The projects can be very exciting and there can be a lot of collaboration, or vice versa.
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Oak Ridge, TN
on January 6, 2021
I really enjoyed working for my supervisor and all the members of our research team in computational physics. It was a very supportive and welcoming environment in my team, though I recognize not all groups at ORNL are so your mileage may vary. I found the pay to be great, though the benefits a little lacking for postdocs due to their treating you like a dual full time and temporary employee. Hours and working from home were extremely flexible. Overall I liked working here and would very much like to land a permanent staff position.
Undergraduate Research Assistant (HERE Program) in Oak Ridge, TN
on August 8, 2020
At Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the research experience is second to none. You are working with the brightest minds in their fields. However, the lack of goals and organization can severely slow down the pace of scientific achievements
Account Manager and Reporter in Knoxville, TN
on March 17, 2020
The specific company I worked for was breaching their contract. When I brought this to the owner I was told to contact my direct supervisor. When I contacted my direct supervisors I was asked to resign.

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