Your checklist

  • Looking for an impactful first role
  • Taste for innovation
  • You wish to join a recognized research team
  • A recent research-based master's degree, an engineering degree, etc.
  • ... or an equivalency application approved by the doctoral school
  • Eager to contribute to strategic projects
  • You want to build a career in research
  • Solid scientific or technological knowledge applied to innovation


You receive a minimum annual gross salary of €33,848 in the 1st and 2nd years and €38,480 in the third year.

You are both a PhD student and an employee so you have access to:

  • complementary health plan and retirement insurance
  • profit-sharing and bonuses; Orange Group Savings Plan
  • access to the company restaurant
  • a discount on Orange products and services
  • services offered by the works council.


Research Engineer

My thesis received the prize for the best ParisTech Telecoms thesis presented in 2017
[...] our scientific works and publications have been cited by several national and international media publications (such as Sciences et Avenir, MIT Tech Review, El Pais, etc.).

Grigory, former PhD student and permanent Research Engineer at Orange



PhD and post-Doc students are in our teams this year


new inventions protected by patents filed in yearly


PhD student

My thesis related to the use of mobile telephony data to understand the mobility and organisation of the urban space. These three years of thesis enabled me to discover the word of research in companies, and also opened me up to other disciplines represented by the different Orange Labs researchers.

Julie, former PhD Student, Senior Lecturer in geography at the University of Burgundy

Orange Group


of our employees are proud to work for Orange


recommend Orange as a good place to work


is the candidate experience in France, in the category of companies with over 1,000 employees

Since 2011, Orange has GEEIS (Gender Equality European & International Standard) certification in some twenty countries