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Our most important resource is your talent!

Joining Orano means committing to the future of society. We protect the climate and preserve resources by contributing to the generation of low-carbon energy. Nuclear is not only beneficial for producing clean energy,we are also using the potential of nuclear in other sectors such as medical research, battery recycling for electric cars and even space exploration! 

We need innovators, scientific and technical specialists, people with tech profiles and talent in all fields to collectively build tomorrow's nuclear sector. 

More than 500 student positions

Our trainee opportunities are accessible to a wide range of students, from those with trades, professional certificates to master’s and PhD students, in a variety of fields.

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More than 150 internships and summer student positions/year

An internship at Orano is an engaging and rewarding experience.


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Dozens of VIEs

French international work assignment programs - available to citizens of the EU only.

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Rate of permanent contract recruitments among trainees, interns, students and temporary employees

Interns and trainees: more than 4 out of 5 recommend Orano as an employer of choice

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Orano has obtained the HappyIndex®Trainees label for the quality of the orientation it provides and for its support and management of its students, interns and trainees.

The Group is ranked 7th in its category, which is the category for companies who host between 500 and 999 interns/trainees per year.  

The study was conducted between April and September 2021 with the participation of 800 interns and trainees at our sites in France. 88.6% of our students recommend Orano, with a score of 4.13 out of 5


Work-study programs: A win-win contract

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We recruit many students per year at our various Orano sites world-wide.  In France for example, there are over 500 student positions available every year... These opportunities are available to students whether it be through learning programs, summer work programs, apprenticeships and internships. Each country where Orano is located has its specific programs geared to students. These learning positions provide enriching experiences with cutting-edge technology and innovation that can opens doors to employment in our Group. 

Why join Orano?

  • Bring meaning to your training, by joining a compagny that plays a key role in climate and energy solutions, preservation of natural resources and enhancements to healthcare.
  • Enhance your resume by joining a global expert in the nuclear fuel cycle. We are one of the flagships of our industry and promote business excellence as well as energy independence.
  • A springboard for getting hired, our student programs can lead to permanent employment contracts.
  • Be involved in enriching assignments that boost professional development in the areas of innovation and technology. 

Hear what they have to say about our student programs!  

Manon is working on a degree in process engineering at the Malvési site

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Romain working on an engineering degree with work-study at the Melox site

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What are VIEs?

VIEs is an international work assignment program that enables citizens of countries in the European Economic Area, aged 18 to 28, to work abroad under a structured program for a period ranging fromover 6 to 24 months. These enriching assignments lead to real career opportunities.


To become an international assignment candidate, make sure you meet the following criteria:

  • You are at least 18 years old, and have not yet turned 29; you must be 28 when you leave for your assignment. The VIE contract always starts on the 1st of each month.
  • You are a citizen of a country in the European Economic Area.
  • If you are of French nationality or have dual French citizenship, you are compliant with the obligations of French military service (defense identity number).
  • You have no criminal record.  
  • You are able to be 100% available for the assignment; no part-time work, entrepreneurship, studies or paid activities are possible at the same time as your VIE.
  • You agree to the commitment letter that you sign with Business France that establishes your rights and responsibilities as part of the assignment.
VIE International work assignment programs are not volunteer programs!
For the length of your assignment and on a monthly basis, you will be paid a fixed stipend. The stipend rate is determined by Business France, the company who manages the VIEs and is set per assignment country and location within the country.

With Orano, it is possible to work in countries such as Belgium, Kazakhstan, Canada, Japan, and the United States, in positions such as project management, IS/IT, HR, geology, maintenance and/or construction. 
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