Awards

Minority Engineer Magazine 2022 Top 20 Government Employers List

UT-Battelle was awarded the Minority Engineer Magazine 2022 Top 20 Government Employers List.

2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award

UT-Battelle was awarded the gold medallion award from the Department of Labor’s HIRE Vets program for excellence in recruiting, employing and retaining our nation’s heroes.

“Military veterans are an important part of the ORNL workforce, and we appreciate the knowledge and experience they bring to the Lab each day,” says ORNL Director Thomas Zacharia. “It’s a significant honor for the HIRE Vets programs to recognize the commitment we have made to veterans.”

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Top Supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) 2022

ORNL has been named one of the top supporters of HBCUs by a panel of deans of HBCU engineering programs and the Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering corporate-academic alliance. The Laboratory was also recognized as a Top Supporter for 2021, 2018 and 2014. In addition, ORNL was named an All Time Top Supporter as part of the awarding organization’s 15-year anniversary list in 2017. During this 15-year period, ORNL was recognized eight individual times, making the All Time Top Supporter Gold list.

National GEM Consortium
Best Employer Award

This award recognizes employers for their engagement in interviewing and selecting GEM candidates.

Great Minds in STEM Awards

To date, five ORNL employees have received the prestigious Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation and Luminary Awards.

Pro Patria award

In 2020, ORNL received the Pro Patria award for outstanding support of employees who are reserve members of the US Armed Forces.

Excellence in Philanthropy

In 2019, ORNL received this award from the Tennessee Board of Regents.

FY20 Champions of Veteran Enterprise Award

ORNL received this award from the National Veteran Small Business Coalition for its efforts to utilize service-disabled veteran–owned small businesses.