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Please call 208-526-0717 to reach the retiree pension helpline. You may also send an email to [email protected]. For more information, including a list of frequently asked questions, go to

To obtain Proof of Employment or Salary Information, please send an encrypted email to [email protected]. If salary information is required, you will also need a signed authorization from the employee.

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INL offers a diverse number of paid internship positions to undergraduate and graduate-level students. To learn more or to apply, visit

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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) allows you to obtain information from various agencies of the federal government including the current Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) and its operating contractors, as well as predecessor organizations. To learn more, go to or contact the DOE-ID FOIA contact Amy Smith at [email protected].

The INL Research Library has extensive resources in nuclear physics, chemistry, heat transfer and fluid flow, materials science, energy, and computer science. Emphasis is being placed on digital collections and providing electronic access to INL and to the public, especially to technical reports that have captured the research efforts of INL since 1952. To learn more, go to

INL is always seeking qualified businesses as partners in achieving our missions. All businesses are required to be registered in the INL vendor portal. Small businesses must be registered in the System for Awards Management prior to registering in the INL vendor portal.

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The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality evaluates the actual or potential environmental and public health impacts of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) activities at Idaho National Laboratory. To learn more, visit

In addition, INL conduct, manage and coordinate ecological monitoring and offsite environmental surveillance for the INL Site. Information from these activities are available publicly in Annual Site Environmental Reports and environmental surveillance quarterly report. To learn more, visit

INL is the nation’s laboratory for nuclear energy research, development, demonstration and deployment. We are engaged in the mission of ensuring the nation’s energy security with safe, competitive and sustainable energy systems and unique national and homeland security capabilities.

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