Broadening Participation


Building tomorrow’s workforce with focus on underserved communities

At Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, we aim to broaden the participation of underserved communities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce of tomorrow. Our employees are personally engaged in making better lives for all in the communities where they live, work, and raise their families.

Through outreach in under-resourced and marginalized communities, we raise awareness, address inequalities in education, and provide role models that demonstrate the possibilities to our youth.

As a service to our nation, LLNL inspires and helps educate communities through impactful programs, lectures, and other activities in order to motivate the next great scientist, engineer, writer, administrator, or graphic designer. The programs described here are just a part of the Lab’s full spectrum of STEM offerings.

Partnering with students and educators

We are committed to engagement in marginalized and under-resourced communities, raising awareness about opportunities in STEM-related fields, and encouraging the next generation of young people to pursue careers at LLNL.

To inspire and provide insight to the next generation, LLNL’s workforce encourages youth locally and nationally through STEM demonstrations, seminars, workshops, and education enrichment opportunities aimed at STEM educators and K–12 students.

View Our List of K-12 Opportunities

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Diversifying the hiring pipeline

The Laboratory currently has several strategic relationships with organizations that focus on building a workforce pipeline with an emphasis on attracting students identified as under-represented in science, technology, and operational fields.

We connect these students to educational and employment opportunities at LLNL, and we collaborate with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), and universities to assist us in our workforce goals.

View Our List of Strategic Relationships

Contributing to our greater community

For more information on all of LLNL’s community outreach and education programs, visit the Community and Education Outreach site.


Science Education

LLNL's Science Education Program provides learning opportunities for K through 12th grade students.


Teacher Training

The Teacher Research Academy offers faculty a unique professional development experience.


Discovery Center

A window into state-of-the-art research programs, computational capabilities, and experimental tools.


Community Engagement

LLNL is an involved member of the community, supporting a variety of educational programs and charitable activities.

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For more information on IDEA at LLNL or our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, or to schedule an appointment to review our Affirmative Action Plan (available at 7000 East Ave, Livermore, CA 94550) during regular business hours, please contact the Director of the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability at baylis3 [at]

Join our team

We offer opportunities in a variety of fields, not just science and technology. We are home to a diverse staff of professionals that include administrators, researchers, creatives, suppy chain staff, health services workers, and more. Visit our Careers Areas page to learn more about the different career paths we offer and find the one the speaks to you.

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