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Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

New-Hire Process

Employees and retirees are the building blocks of the Lab's success. Our employees get to contribute to the most pressing issues facing the nation.

Employment category corresponds to your offer letter

The new-hire process for the Laboratory’s three types of employment categories vary. Select the appropriate category and follow the necessary requirements for the new-hire period. Newly-hired contract workers should check directly with COMPA Industries, Inc.

Regular, Term hires

Regular employees are employees whose employment is of indefinite duration. Term employees are hired for a specific period of time.

Postdoc hires

The Postdoc Program provides opportunities to contribute to the Lab's research efforts, gain knowledge in areas of basic and applied research, and strengthen our nation’s scientific and technical capabilities.

Student hires

The Laboratory offers internships for students from high school all the way through post-master’s research appointments.

Innovations for a secure nation

Novel rocket design flight tested

Novel rocket design flight tested

The new rocket fuel and motor design adds a higher degree of safety by separating the fuel from the oxidizer, both novel formulations that are, by themselves, not able to detonate.

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Contact LANL

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1663
Los Alamos, NM 87545

Journalist Queries
Communications Office
(505) 667-7000

Directory Assistance
(505) 667-5061

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