• Careers

    Working at Battelle puts you in the ranks of talented experts who are passionate about solving what matters most through excellence in scientific discovery and technology innovation to benefit humankind.

    Invent Your Future

    A career at Battelle will challenge you to invent your future by working on life-changing projects and research, problem solving with and for our clients, and collaborating with exceptional colleagues—many of whom are world-renowned experts in their fields.

    Since 1929, the employees of Battelle have dedicated themselves to furthering the purposes set forth in the Last Will and Testament of our founder, Gordon Battelle. His vision was inspired by the conviction that science, technology and the desire to “make inventions” could improve lives, make industry more competitive and change the world for the better.

    At Battelle, you can expect to:

    • Work side-by-side with intelligent people who are passionate about delivering excellence in science and technology through an unwavering commitment to integrity and innovation.
    • Do inspiring work that solves some of the world's toughest challenges, with both government agencies and highly respected global commercial businesses.
    • Balance your professional and personal life to ensure success inside and outside of work.
    • Thrive in an organization that is strategically positioned for future growth and provides opportunities for personal and professional advancement.
    • Be a part of an organization fully committed to volunteerism, that invests in and provides our expertise to philanthropic causes and education.
    • Be recognized and rewarded for high performance through competitive compensation and benefit programs as well as meaningful employee recognition programs.
    Battelle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Benefits

    Battelle employees enjoy wide-ranging benefits, including a fully paid pension plan and matching contributions for retirement savings; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; and a flexible plan for paid time off. Battelle extends benefits to same- or opposite-sex registered partners and maintains a dedicated benefits staff who provide employees with in-person and web-based assistance.


  • Current Openings

    For more than 80 years, Battelle has been advancing scientific discovery and application in five areas: Laboratory Management; National Security; Health and Life Sciences; Energy, Environment and Material Sciences; and Education. Today, we are the world's largest independent research and development organization, providing innovative solutions to a variety of government and commercial clients. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 20,000 employees in more than 100 locations worldwide. In addition, we are involved in the management of eight National Laboratories: six for the U.S. Department of Energy, one for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and one international laboratory in the United Kingdom.


  • Diversity

    Battelle promotes diversity in our workforce and the communities we serve as well as in our suppliers and strategic partners. A policy of inclusion is not just the right thing to do; it’s also vital to maintaining our position as a global leader in science and technology and a model organization for our people worldwide. 


  • Our Culture

    Every day, Battelle employees are called on to solve the toughest challenges, from security and healthcare to energy and the environment. Our founding mission is the same as it was 85 years ago – to bring those solutions to market and invest our profits for a greater purpose. It’s who we are. It’s what inspires us in all that we do.