Los Alamos National Laboratory Overview

  • www.lanl.gov
  • Los Alamos, NM
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1943
  • Government
  • Government Agencies
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our focus is to develop and apply science and technology to ensure the safety, security and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent; reduce ...
Mission: At Los Alamos National Laboratory, our mission is to solve national security challenges through scientific excellence. In the interest of advancing our nation’s security, our greatest strength is in our ability to maintain broad science, technology and engineering (ST&E) ...

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January 21, 2021
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New Mexico schools felt the strain of distance learning and substitute teacher shortages in 2020, making volunteers more vital than ever. LANL employees gave more than 3,000 service hours to educational and nonprofit organizations in Northern New Mexico last year. Their efforts impacted an estimated 6,420 students, teachers and community members.
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Laboratory volunteers step up to support education in the region
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October 26, 2020
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LANL was named one of the 2020 top 50 best companies for Latinas to work for in the United States by LATINA Style. Readers of the magazine ranked companies on matters such as mentorship, retention and promotion.
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Exciting and industrially relevant research projects, incredible peers that challenge and collaborate readily. Phenomenal emphasis on maintaining work life balance and pay that is actually

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There is a lot of work to get things moving. Trainings, paperwork, etc. mean you don't get to get started for the first month or two. Lots of tight security and other (well warranted) restrictions

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