Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
3.4 of 5 134 reviews
www.llnl.gov Livermore, CA 5000+ Employees

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Livermore, CA

Prosgood pay
world class scientific resources
good cafeterias
plenty of interesting people
ability to help solve the nation's problems
good pay

ConsPoor management, the overhead makes it hard to bring outside funding in
too many managers and support staff
run-down buildings
way to security and safety

Advice to Senior Managementdecisions should be made by scientists, lay off half the managers

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    If you don't manage money you will be treated poorly.

    Research Scientist (Current Employee)
    Livermore, CA

    I have been working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


    Pros: Research can be very interesting. Opportunities to publish. Many of the people… Cons: You will be punished during rankings if you don't manage money and people. One to N ranking system is terrible. Old people who… Advice to Senior Management: Unleash researchers from project managers by getting rid of how people bill hours. Although LLNL is… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    The science is great but the management/leadership leaves a lot to be desired

    Physicist (Current Employee)
    Livermore, CA

    I have been working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


    Pros: Excellent opportunities to do scientific research Cons: Lots of administrative and management impediments to getting things done More
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