Join us and make your mark on the world

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.

Benefits and perks you'll love


Work-Life Balance

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 Leave

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

Meet us around the world

See the Events & Resources page for a full list of upcoming events.


Hear firsthand from our employees

Robert Plummer

Robert Plummer

Not a day goes by that I don’t learn something new. The sky is the limit here for your career, and you get to choose your own adventure!

Tuijauna Mitchell-Hall

Tuijauna Mitchell-Hall

Working at the Lab is a unique, extraordinary opportunity to be exposed to a wide variety of science. I’ve had the opportunity to know scientists that discovered new elements, researchers that developed new materials, and even scientists that support NASA and the space program, to name just a few things. The Lab is an extraordinary place.

Arthur Mosqueda

Arthur Mosqueda

What I like most about working at LLNL is the diversity amongst employees.  LLNL employs some of the best talent from all over the world to work on an array or projects and missions.  LLNL is a place that I enjoy coming to work and I feel that both me and my work are appreciated.


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We support military and veterans

Find your mission

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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 or opportunity at LLNL before providing personal information, please contact LLNL’s Careers Help Team at 925-422-0045 or careers-help [at] (careers-help[at]llnl[dot]gov) .

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 Discrimination-Free Workplace

LLNS is committed to a discrimination-free workplace and neither condones nor tolerates practices that discriminate against any person employed or qualified applicant seeking employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, use of family and medical leave, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship or any other status protected by law.

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