Mission first, people always.
Our 600+ employees are comprised of scientists,
engineers, and operations staff committed to advancing the science and development of fusion — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source that could power the world. We're also developing plasma technologies to advance U.S. competitiveness in key areas and help reach a Net-Zero America.
We’re contributing to a more sustainable future. And we need your help to get there.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility
We believe advancing science requires a diverse, empowered, and inclusive workforce, one in which all voices are heard and all viewpoints are valued. Together, we inspire an atmosphere of academic excellence, alongside sustained equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.
Employees are our most valuable — and valued — resource. We're actively building a positive work environment that respects all individuals and encourages excellent work performance and high morale.
We offer a variety of occupations including research and engineering positions, administrative and finance positions, clerical positions, technical and digital media specialists, security and medical positions, service and skilled crafts positions as well.
We provide comprehensive benefits and policies that help employees achieve work life balance. We strive to offer programs and services that promote our commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.
- Flexible Working Hours
- Generous vacation and holidays
- Parental leave, childcare assistance
- Medical, Dental, Vision
- Health Savings Plans
- Retirement Plan Options (with a 9.3% contribution from Princeton)
- Tuition Assistance
- Wellness Programs
- Onsite Medical Office, Gym, Cafeteria, Walking Trails
- ... and more!
When you become part of PPPL, you join a community of talented and dedicated people. Our employees also have opportunities for professional achievement and personal growth.
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PPPL’s Core Values
At the very core of what we do is our values as an organization: Responsibility, Innovation, Safety, and Engagement (RISE)
We are accountable, respectful, ethical and we strive to be diverse and inclusive.
We pursue transformative ideas and leading-edge solutions in science, engineering, technology and operations.
We are vigilant about safety through training, education, and prevention.
We are passionately committed to and focused on scientific, engineering, and operational excellence.