Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Overview

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  • www.llnl.gov
  • Livermore, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1952
  • Government
  • Government Agencies
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

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For more than 65 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place. Livermore’s defining responsibility is ensuring the safety, security and reliability of the nation’s nuclear deterrent. Yet LLNL’s mission is ...
Mission: Science and Technology on a Mission Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has a mission of strengthening the United States’ security by developing and applying world-class science, technology and engineering that: - Enhances the nation’s defense. - Reduces the global threat ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2021(#23), 2020(#6), 2019(#24)

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Reviews

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Kimberly S. Budil
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27 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Nice place to work"

May 5, 2021 - Research Scientist in Livermore, CA
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Pros

Work/life balance, working with nice and smart people around, many of them are passionate for their work, flexible work schedule and work from home policy, inclusion and diversity culture are valued.

Cons

- Bureaucracy and red tapes for high level security sometimes inconvenient.
- High and increasing living cost in the area.
- Losing smart IT personals to Silicon Valley
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Diversity & Inclusion at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

4.4
(128 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Interviews

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Positive86%
Negative7%
Neutral8%
Getting an Interview
Applied online70%
Employee Referral14%
Campus Recruiting7%
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    Interview

    All day interview which involved meeting with a wide assortment of individuals in 30 minute slots. In the afternoon, it involved presenting to the hiring team about myself. Overall, they were extremely professional, demonstrated good communication skills, and seemed extremely well organized.
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Company Updates

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We are happy to share our new and improved careers website! Learn about our careers, browse current openings and get tips on crafting the perfect application at http://careers.llnl.gov.
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September 29, 2020
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Lab director Bill Goldstein has been named by Glassdoor as one of the top leaders during the COVID-19 crisis, based on employee feedback. See the full list at https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/highestratedceos.
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Awards & Accolades

  • Top 25 of the World’s Most Innovative Research InstitutionsReuters2017
  • America's Best EmployersForbes2016

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Registered Apprenticeships

    Offers federal/state recognized on-the-job training program(s)

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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