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Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Talent

Los Alamos National Laboratory employs some of the world’s finest scientists, engineers, technicians and professionals in multiple disciplines.

A diverse workforce is vital and essential to Laboratory success.

People are our strongest asset

Los Alamos National Laboratory employs some of the world’s finest scientists, engineers, technicians, and professionals in multiple disciplines.

The Laboratory also employs about 1,400 students from high schools and colleges around the country. And Los Alamos has one of the largest post-doctoral programs (350 postdocs in 2016) in the Department of Energy complex. About 36% of all Laboratory employees are former Lab students or postdocs. That number jumps to 61% for R&D scientists and engineers.

For more information on student/postdoc opportunities, see our Student Programs page  and our Postdoc Program page.

For more detail on the Lab’s diverse workforce, see our Inclusion and Diversity website.

Note: All data as of December, 2016.

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