Los Alamos National Laboratory

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If you don't bet your future for a conversion, it is a great place to work with some top scientists.

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Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow

Pros

Top scientists in almost every science subject; excellent salary and benefits, low crime, close to nature.

Cons

isolated area, in convenience to travel to major cities; need to align your research with DOE mission; less chance to establish connections in academia world.

Other reviews for Los Alamos National Laboratory

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    A great place to work until 2008.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Los Alamos, NM
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Alamos, NM

    Pros

    Generally Stable
    Breadth of technical experiences
    A large range of interesting research
    bright scientists and engineers
    Outdoor sports opportunities
    no traffic

    Cons

    Very few entry level positions filled in past 10 years
    Advancement opportunities limited
    Not very diverse
    Nuclear weapons work makes you unpopular in Santa Fe
    Not very many people around. Dating is poor unless you are female

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managements duty is to make money for their private company by meeting DOE goals. Management does not do a very good job of producing results for customers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    postdoc work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great scientists, high salary for a postdoc job

    Cons

    far away from large city

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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