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Watch the video above to hear a message from Secretary Moniz, highlighting the FY 2016 budget request for the Department of Energy and his appreciation for the vital mission and dedicated employees of the Department. As referenced in the video, employees are encouraged to visit the Department's website to view the full FY 2016 budget presentation, which proposes approximately $30 billion to support nuclear security, clean energy, environmental cleanup, climate change, science and innovation.

The Energy Department’s staff and contractors are at the heart of everything we do -- and are the people responsible for turning our mission into actions that matter for all Americans. Learn more about your colleagues, how to participate in staff-wide initiatives and how to access employee services. 

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An Employee Think Tank to Improve the Department of Energy Work Environment and Employee Work Experience
Staff at an all-hands Meeting with Secretary Ernest Moniz. | Energy Department Photo.

The Workplace Improvement Forum is an employee-focused initiative to identify and develop strategies and recommendations to improve the work environment and overall work experience of DOE employees. Read more here.

Powerpedia Games Encourages Employees to Enhance Internal Wiki
Staff and Contractors

The Department's internal wiki, Powerpedia, is holding an editing competition as part of its 5th Birthday celebration.  Users will collect points by making edits to the wiki.   The points will be used to determine the event winners.  The Powerpedia Games winners will receive their awards as part of a formal celebration in the Headquarters auditorium.

VIDEO: Welcoming Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

Check out video highlights from Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall's swearing-in ceremony, held October 10, 2014, with special guest Vice President Joe Biden.

Forward Thinking: Women-led Team Plans for National Labs’ Future
(From left) Cynthia Nitta (Lawrence Livermore), Wendy Baca (Los Alamos), and Sheryl Hingorani (Sandia) helm a team that is developing plans and options for future strategy.

Learn about the three women who run a “tri-lab” team from Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, and Sandia national laboratories. Together, Wendy Baca (Los Alamos), Sheryl Hingorani (Sandia), and Cynthia Nitta (Lawrence Livermore) helm a newly formed team that works toward a cohesive vision for the future of the U.S. nuclear deterrent from a laboratories’ point of view.

A Look Back at the Career of James Schlesinger

Dr. James R. Schlesinger -- the first person to ever serve as U.S. Secretary of Energy -- passed away in March 2014. This photo gallery looks back on his impressive legacy.

Video: Honoring Science that Matters with the Enrico Fermi Award

Learn more about 2013 Enrico Fermi Award winners Dr. Allen Bard and Dr. Andy Sessler and their contributions to science, technology and human rights.

Having PRIDE at the Department 365 Days a Year

Celebrating PRIDE month at the Energy Department.