Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



The Laboratory offers employees outstanding careers with a first-class benefits package in a beautiful location. See our Careers page for more information about our culture, the benefits and perks, our history, and job opportunities.

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First Class Benefits

The Laboratory offers employees a first-class benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability, life, accident, and legal insurance
  • A tax-deferred 401k savings plan
  • Employee/family sick leave
  • Generous, paid vacation, starting at an accrual rate of three weeks per year
  • Twelve holidays per year
  • Catastrophic leave-sharing program
  • Professional development training and education
  • Membership in the employee association, which operates a child care center,
    fitness center and classes, and offers on-site massage, and sponsors special
    activity groups for employees and their families
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Great Science

The Laboratory's strength lies in a multidisciplinary research culture that values innovation, pushes the boundaries of fundamental science, and encourages experts from different fields to work together to solve complex problems of national interest. WCI scientists are key contributors on these multidisciplinary teams and are universally respected for their excellence in science and technology and for their commitment to the Laboratory's mission.

Great Location

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is located in the Livermore Valley, one hour east of San Francisco. The valley features award-winning wineries, golf courses, and community performing arts groups in a rural–suburban environment. Outdoor fans will delight in exploring the lakes, trails, campsites, and bike paths at nearby regional parks and in the surrounding hills.

  • 41 local recreation and park sites
  • Sports leagues for youths and adults
  • Scenic bike paths on flat country lanes as well as steep, challenging climbs in nearby hills
  • Close to many prestigious universities— UC Berkeley and Stanford University, Palo Alto
  • Windsurfing just minutes away at Del Valle and Shadow Cliffs
  • One of California's top park districts with hiking trails and numerous camp sites
  • Theater, ballet, and symphony as well as museums and galleries in Bay Area
  • Easy public transportation via Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), bus, and train
  • World-class dining and diverse nightclub scenes in Bay Area