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Headquarters Albuquerque, NM
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1948
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Sandia stands for national security. Established in 1949 as part of the Manhattan Project, Sandia National Laboratories performs research and development related to national security and defense. Its focus is nuclear weapons systems research, but the lab also performs nonproliferation assessments, infrastructure assurance, and research and development in such areas as energy and environmental security. Sandia's duties have expanded in recent years to combat terrorism, aid homeland security, and support the US military in Afghanistan and Iraq. Sandia, which operates with a... More

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Sandia President Paul Hommert

Paul Hommert


Interesting work, annoying bureaucracy

  Current Mechanical Engineer in Albuquerque, NM

Pros: Great work life balance and good starting salary. Lots of interesting R&D work to pursue. There are opportunities to do research in many different areas, so an employee could potentially have many different careers while working there. The onsite… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Albuquerque, NM Feb 2013 Reviewed last week New

Interview Details – It takes forever. HR briefing. Multiple interviews with technical staff. A "technical" presentation. Why do yo have a 50 word min Glassdoor?! bla bla bla bla bla blaFull Interview

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Readers' Choice Top 20 Government Employers (#6), Workforce Diversity Magazine, 2009
Top Intern Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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