Los Alamos National Laboratory
3.5 of 5 80 reviews
www.lanl.gov Los Alamos, NM 5000+ Employees

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A great place to work until 2008.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Los Alamos, NM

I worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory full-time for more than 10 years

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

ConsVery 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 Senior ManagementManagements 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.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Decent pay, but very hard to get anything substantial accomplished

Undergraduate Intern (Former Employee)
Los Alamos, NM

I worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory as an intern for more than 5 years


Pros: Good pay and job security and good if you are a scientist. There are lots of different… Cons: Los Alamos is a boring town with very little to do and has created a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Professionally stunted, taken advantage of

Network Security Engineer (Current Employee)
Los Alamos, NM

I have been working at Los Alamos National Laboratory full-time for more than a year


Pros: The lab has excellent benefits and provides a good work/life balance, but their salaries… Cons: Slow-moving, very behind the curve, extremely political. There is too much focus on… Advice to Senior Management: Care more about talent. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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