Posts tagged with "Careers"

pratt

'Sky's the limit' for latest graduates of the Laboratory's Machinist Apprentice Program

Jun. 29, 2016 -  
While he was working as a machinist in Oakland and taking classes at Laney College, Wesley Scoggins wanted to improve his skills to find a better job. In 2012, he answered a Craigslist posting for a slot in the Livermore Lab Engineering Directorate ’s Machinist Apprentice Program. It was an...
boyer

Purpose and sacrifice mark offsite assignment

Jun. 23, 2016 -  
When Daryl Boyer was asked to lend his technical expertise to help shape the future of the U.S. nuclear deterrent, he knew it meant relocating to Omaha, Nebraska, without his parents and children. But the challenge called him and the timing was right. He acted decisively. Boyer is an LLNL engineer...
Chris Brannan

Brannan selected as chief financial officer

May. 26, 2016 -  
Chris Brannan has been selected as the chief financial officer (CFO) for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, effective May 29, Lab Director Bill Goldstein announced. Brannan was selected for this senior leadership position through a broad national search. As the CFO, he will oversee LLNL’s $1.6...
apahm

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Meet two STEM mentors

May. 26, 2016 -  
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian Pacific American Council (APAC) and the Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are spotlighting employees of Asian heritage, specifically focused on the employees’ educational...
undergrads

Undergrad collaborations prime hiring pipeline

May. 26, 2016 -  
Opportunities for students to garner experience from leaders in their fields are few and far between, but Brigham Young University (BYU) and Lawrence Livermore have created one such collaboration. Through a program established this year with the help of Livermore’s Benjy Grover , computer science...

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Meet two computer scientists

May. 18, 2016 -  
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian Pacific American Council (APAC) and the Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are spotlighting a few employees of Asian heritage, focusing on educational background, work at...
shaughnessy

Researcher cracks top 10 in 'most creative' list

May. 17, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory chemist Dawn Shaughnessy has been named No. 9 on Fast Company ’ s Top 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2016. Shaughnessy is the principal investigator of the Heavy Element Group, where she has worked as a nuclear and radiochemist since 2002. In...
friedmann

LLNL energy guru returns from Washington

May. 17, 2016 -  
Julio Friedmann never tired of seeing the monuments, memorials, the Capitol, the Mall, meetings in the West Wing of the White House and other historic buildings. As principal deputy assistant secretary for Fossil Energy for the Department of Energy since November 2013, Friedmann was on assignment...
award

DOE awards grants to early-career researchers

May. 6, 2016 -  
The Department of Energy on Tuesday named two Lawrence Livermore National Lab scientists among the winners of the prestigious DOE Office of Science’s Early Career Research Program (ECRP) awards, granting them up to $500,000 per year for five years. Félicie Albert, an experimental plasma physicist...
vets

Lab and Las Positas College honor inaugural graduates from veterans engineering program

May. 4, 2016 -  
Two years ago, Las Positas College student and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Tony Diaz joined the school’s Engineering Technology Program for Veterans with a mission in mind: to build his skills and eventually land a job at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. On Tuesday, Diaz was among eight...