Moufida, doing a PhD at Orange Labs

recruiting around 40 PhD candidates

Every year, the Group recruits around 40 PhD candidates, particularly in its Digital Home, Digital Emerging Countries, Digital Society, Digital Enterprise, Content Aggregation Services, Trust & Data Services, Cloud Services, Advanced Networks, Networks Management & Services, Personal & Social Services, Customer Experience & Devices and Sustainable Digital World activities.

Our PhD offers are published on orange.jobs, between March and beginning of April.

invent the digital future

Orange research is on the cutting edge of a range of scientific and technological areas and strives to invent the digital future: increasingly convergent, high-performance and secure infrastructures and networks, new services to improve customers' daily lives and support new usages. At Orange, research interacts with the development of new products and services for an international operator, as a source of innovation. Orange research works with a wide range of public institutions, major international programmes, corporate research centres, SMEs and start-ups.

Daniel, from a PhD at Orange Labs to the Orange Graduate Programme

Daniel, from a PhD at Orange Labs to the Orange Graduate Programme

Orange: supporting your thesis

As a PhD candidate at Orange, you are a key factor in the success of the Group's research. You contribute your scientific or technological expertise and new areas for innovation - a strategic priority for the Group.

Every year, the Group recruits PhD candidates in a variety of scientific and technical fields related to networks, service platforms, services and uses which help the Group make digital life easier for its over 263 million customers worldwide.

During the three years of your PhD programme, you and your managers will work on key internal or cooperative (ANR, European projects, etc.) projects for the Group. The Group's policy on PhD candidates will allow you to develop effective relationships and synergies with public research institutions Institut Mines-Télécom, INRIA, etc.) and to enjoy a significant professional experience which will open doors to a career in public or private research or in the corporate world - and not necessarily in the lab.

Interview on PhD at Orange with Nicolas Demassieux

promoting professional integration

Helping PhD candidates find a job when they graduate is a priority for Orange. Starting in your first year, you are encouraged to attend workshops by ABG-Intelli'agence (the international benchmark for information, support and employment for PhD candidates) in order to learn to promote your educational background. By the way, you can take advantage of a special training programme funded by Orange which will help you prepare for your job search after graduation. The course will help you to identify and promote the technical and relationship skills developed during your doctoral studies and define your career plan.

Association Bernard Gregory

remuneration at Orange

During your PhD studies, you will be part of a Research team and will enjoy the same benefits as all Group employees, including access to supplemental health insurance, provident cover, shareholding and profit sharing, the Group Savings Plan, the company cafeteria, a discount on Group products and services, and access to the Works Council's services. You will receive a gross annual salary of at least €29,738 in your first and second years, and €34,136 in your third year. The remuneration offered by Orange is 25% higher than the ANRT's minimum requirement.