Lab Life

Discover what it's like to work here

Are you ready to start picturing yourself working here? Life on our campus is all about balance. We encourage our employees to stay active, be mindful, and maintain a healthy mix of work and social activities on-site. Whether you're enjoying one of our infamous summer BBQs or taking a leisurely stroll on one of our walkways, we encourage you to find time to relax and unwind throughout the workday.

Enhance your workday

West Café

We have a variety of food options located conveniently on campus, including guest options from local restaurants and more. A quick snack or beverage is always right around the corner.

On-Site Fitness
body pump exercise class

We offer a convenient and affordable on-site gym through the Livermore Laboratory Employee Services Association (LLESA). As a member, you'll have access to the facility's fitness equipment as well as dozens of group exercise classes.

Biking & Walking Paths

We provide free bicycles on-site that anyone can use—just grab your helmet, find a bike, and hit the road. Need a quick break to unwind? Grab a coworker and enjoy one of our many walking paths around the lake and other areas of campus.

Organic Garden

Our campus garden is the perfect place for those with a green thumb. Hosted by LLESA's Organic Gardening networking group, the garden features 80 plots of flowers, herbs, fruits, and vegetables maintained by group members.

Sports Facilities
outdoor basketball court

Individual and group sports are a great way to stay active and build community at work. We offer basketball and volleyball courts free for employee use. We even have an archery range, maintained by the Archery networking group.

Live events to spark community spirit


Seasonal Farmers' Market

We offer a seasonal farmers' market for all employees, giving you a chance to buy fresh fruits and veggies from local vendors right here on campus. We strive to make healthy eating more convenient.


Annual 5k

Our annual 5k is the kick-off event of the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) fundraising campaign. We encourage employees to participate and run, walk, dress in costume, or cheer others on.


Live Music

You can look forward to our free Music at the Bosque events on campus, featuring live music from Bay Area artists (even some from our very own campus).

Summer BBQs

Summer and BBQs go hand-in-hand on our campus. Whether it's a lab-wide event or one specific to your group, rest assured that you'll be able to make memories at several BBQs each year.


Find common ground with a networking group

The Livermore Laboratory Employee Services Association (LLESA) sponsors a variety of on-site employee networking groups. These groups evolve from a shared interest, such as rock climbing or gardening, and are meant to bring members together to share their passion. Curious what networking groups we have? Here are just a few:

  • Basketball
  • Board Games
  • Cycling
  • Dragon Boat Racing
  • Golf
  • Martial Arts
  • Meditation
  • New Hires
  • Public Speaking
  • Social Dance
  • Table Tennis
  • Volunteering

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