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Berkeley, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Working at Lawrence Berkeley Lab

In the world of science, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is synonymous with “excellence.” Thirteen Nobel prizes are associated with Berkeley Lab. Fifty-seven Lab scientists are members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the ... Read more

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Lawrence Berkeley Lab in January 2018.

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    Applied online, 20 days after the application, I had the first phone interview. I have waited another three weeks, nothing new yet. I do not know if I have had the job or not, still waiting

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Lawrence Berkeley Lab Awards & Accolades

  • Nobel Prize in Physics - George F. Smoot, Nobel Prize, 2006
  • Nobel Prize in Physics - Saul Perlmutter, Nobel Prize, 2011
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