You can make a difference
Since its origins, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has pushed the limits of science, technology, and research in an effort to better understand the world and protect the people in it—but we do so much more than that. To this day, we continue to innovate, collaborate, and explore, backed by the minds of thousands of talented researchers, operations staff, and creative professionals. We are a globally-recognized leader in bioengineering, high-performance computing, environmental research, nuclear science, and more. And none of this research would be possible without our employees across different fields, from skilled labor to engineering. No matter what you do here, you can help change the world.
A workplace that puts employees first
As a recipient of the Glassdoor 2021 Best Places to Work award for the third consecutive year, it's clear that we value our employees—and the employees recognize it. Visit Glassdoor to see why so many enjoy working here.
Benefits and perks you'll love
Company culture that promotes a healthy balance between work and personal life
Full employer matching contribution up to 6% and additional contributions based on years of service
Medical, Dental & Vision
A variety of comprehensive health packages to choose from
Paid vacation, sick, family, and holiday leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Alternative work schedules available to better suit your needs
- Flexible Spending Account
- Disability Insurance
- Legal Insurance
- Online Learning
- Education Assistance Program
- Leadership Training
Hear firsthand from our employees
I really enjoy working with the people and being part of the culture at LLNL. We work together as a team developing creative solutions to overcome daily challenges to meet our mission objectives.
I really enjoy working with the people in a friendly work environment at LLNL. It is enjoyable to work together to achieve the overall missions at LLNL.
Working at the Laboratory provides many opportunities for personal and career growth. You are ensured your work is important, and you are continuously learning new things. The work-life balance is excellent and the culture is great! There are many different social groups to meet new people and build connections within LLNL.
I think you would be hard pressed to find another employer that offers everything that LLNL does. The benefits and wages are competitive. There is an overall sense of inclusiveness regardless of your position. People treat each other with respect. Management respects your opinions, suggestions and you genuinely feel you have a voice. Your management encourages you to develop yourself professionally and seek opportunity for growth (even if it requires you to move to another directorate).
Explore opportunities for student and postdocs
With a strong mission focus, we are proud to offer a variety of programs that help military and veterans find lifelong career paths with us. Our efforts include on-site internships for military students, recent graduates, and active military; transition guidance for military and veterans seeking full-time employment; and our Veterans in Energy Technology & Science (VETS) employee resource group. Visit our page to learn more about our programs, or view our open job postings and find your next mission today.
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 includes administrators, researchers, creatives, supply chain staff, health services workers, and more.
Visit our Career Areas page to learn more about the different career paths we offer and find the one that speaks to you.
Beware of Fraudulent Job Postings
Please be aware of recruitment scams where people or entities are misusing the name of LLNL to post fraudulent job postings. We will never charge a fee for joining our company and to vet the authenticity of an employee at LLNL before providing personal information, please have them provide you their name and phone number and verify at people.llnl.gov.
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