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

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

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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    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Los Alamos, NM
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Los Alamos, NM

    I have been working at Los Alamos National Laboratory full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are lots of fun and smart people to work with. Lots to learn, and good compensation. It's a great for students who are in school or just out of school.

    Cons

    Current economic situation has greatly decreased budgets causing many people to leave.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't support your students and then let them go upon graduating.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Decent pay, but very hard to get anything substantial accomplished

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Intern in Los Alamos, NM
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Intern in Los Alamos, NM

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

    Pros

    Good pay and job security and good if you are a scientist. There are lots of different types of work if you qualify for them, so you can move around if you get bored.

    Cons

    Los Alamos is a boring town with very little to do and has created a very strange corporate culture. The lab is large, unwieldy, and generally mismanaged. Not good for non-scientists.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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