Careers at DPRA

We are looking for motivated professionals and industry leaders who share our vision and passion for creativity. We frequently recruit engineers, IT professionals, analysts and other skilled technical professionals.

Check out our current U.S. Career Opportunities.


Helping our clients achieve their goals starts with attracting and obtaining top talent. We hire innovative and bright individuals to work in a collaborative team environment, give them the tools they need and the freedom to do what they do best. We empower our employees to make the most of their opportunities in a rewarding and challenging environment.

We have a passion for excellence. Our team thrives on making a difference and generating results for our clients in a supportive environment that offers collaboration and camaraderie. No matter where you are located, DPRA offers extensive learning opportunities and a flexible work style to help our staff manage responsibilities and add balance to their lives.

Along with a flexible workplace, DPRA offers a Total Rewards program that provides its employees with a competitive salary and a wide variety of benefits and programs, including:

• Compensation
• Health, Dental, Flexible Spending
• Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability
• Paid Leave Programs
• Retirement and Profit Sharing
• Employee Stock Ownership
• Professional Development
• Work-Life Programs

Career Areas and Opportunities

We are an independent company dedicated to our clients’ needs in multiple industries. Our employees have a wide range of skills in the following areas:

• Administrative
• Customer Logistics, Operations and Planning
• Environmental Solutions
• Geographic Information Systems
• Information Technology
• Laboratory Science
• Management Strategy
• Records Management


Many of our office locations offer summer internships to give students the opportunity to receive hands-on work experience with our team. We look for well-rounded individuals with an excellent academic record and who are in their junior or senior year of an undergraduate degree.

To apply for an undergraduate Internship, contact our Human Resources team at

DPRA History and Culture

At DPRA, we possess a long history of growth. We offer a strong and solid foundation for your career.

Our Founding

DPRA was founded in 1961 in Manhattan, Kansas, but was not incorporated into the company we know today until 1972. Initially our focus centered on agriculture and serving as a research and consulting firm to the U.S. government. The letters in our name stood for Development, Planning, Research Associates, but today we are best known by our acronym DPRA.


DPRA has been rewarding excellence and generating results for our clients for decades. From homeland security to corporate resource management to complex logistical operations, we literally help keep the trains running—and help government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and businesses stay on the right track.


Where would you like to work? Our offices have opportunities through out North America. Learn more about our DPRA locations.