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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 31 Los Alamos National Laboratory Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.5
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
3.8
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Los Alamos National Laboratory Employee
in Los Alamos, NM

"Good environment to work in. Smart people around."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Research Assistant
in Los Alamos, NM

"I've been working with the topic about Malware detection with Los Alamos National Lab. We had a great time collaborate with each other, and the sources they have are advanced and innovative. Also, they have a great connection with academic which they are willing to try new theorem and apply to the real problems. It's a really good chance for a PhD student like me to involve in industry by this process."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

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Senior Programmer Analyst
in Los Alamos, NM

"Physical work environment can be difficult and the worry over yearly budget can be stressful. I do get a long well with my managers and co-workers and programming for a living is a dream job."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Los Alamos National Laboratory Employee
in Los Alamos, NM

"I worked for the laboratory for 3 years. Best 3 years of employment of my life. Hated leaving but I had to move out of state."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average Los Alamos National Laboratory Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $3
2013 $4
Procurement Specialist
in Los Alamos, NM

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"Overall experience is great and can be most rewarding with great staff and managers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Provide how you can contribute to the company and what makes you qualified."

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"The company is big and if you don't make a significant contribution, you can be overlooked quite easily."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management can ask for more input on a variety of issues from staff."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Laser Welder
in Los Alamos, NM

"Great place to work"

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"The work and the people at Los Alamos are great"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Yes, be the best at what you do and you will have a great time."

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"To much training on things the don't relate to the job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Training takes to much time. When Its for the job then great, but not when it's not for the job."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Key Account Manager
in Los Alamos, NM

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"The opportunity to work on issues of national or global impact, and the history of this world-changing institution."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Emphasize your ability to comply with safety requirements in the workplace."

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"The facilities are variable in age and quality, and the uncertainty of project-to-project work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide better support for small projects; huge projects aren't the only ones that matter."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Program Manager
in Los Alamos, NM

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"I enjoyed the support from management and the benefits which they provided to employees."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be advised that you can be layed off at any time otherwise, it was a good experience working for them."

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"I did not like that and perhaps more a reflection of the current DOE budgent that the company was not able to have back up work for employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would of expected management to at least be able to sit down with you prior to laying an employee rather than allowing an assistant to do so."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow
in Los Alamos, NM

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"That I get to be creative and learn a lot. I have added new skills to my repertoire over time."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is a high pressure environment as funding is scarce at the moment (2012) and it is an environment in which you have to keep learning new stuff because it does not just fund similar work or continuation of a project."

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"The amount of pressure and the work-life balance. I have stopped having any hobbues."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"If I were my own boss, I would be less demanding and tough and I would work towards creating an environment to get the best out of me."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Technical Operator
in Los Alamos, NM

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"almost nothing is expected of anyone and I can leave my work at the door at the end of the day"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't bother, continue your job search elsewhere. Or take the job and immediately start working on your exit strategy while enjoying the income"

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"We have a reasonable amount of responsibility, but almost no authority, and when we do make decisions they are as likely as not to be overridden"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"a more forward looking emphasis and instill a greater sense of ownership"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Fire Protection Engineer
in Los Alamos, NM

"It was very intersting and a great place to work"

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"everyone is very professional and knows what to do to make it a better place to work"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"be honest with your answers and let them know what you can and can not do"

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"I liked everything about the company great people to work with"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"none they all know what they are doing and are very willing to help there staff"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Stationary Equipment Mechanic
in Los Alamos, NM

"Very tedious and unfullfilling"

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"Get to work on some very high tech cutting edge equipment."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure this is the place for you if you work there.Very unfullfiling lots of things dont make sense."

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"Very tedious lots of rules and regulations to the point of hindering performance. Intitiative is frowned upon."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Less paper work more ability for workers to do the job."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Intern
in Los Alamos, NM

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"I can work on the project I like, very clean and beautiful town"

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"Location, high altitude, not to many places for shopping and entertainment"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Cost Analyst
in Los Alamos, NM

"I had a great opportunity to lead an IT Audit Group"

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"A fast paced opportunity. That was a great working environment"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"build a complete resume, and prepare for interviewing with management."

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"slow to get support from management, they were not very responsive"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"need to be more proactive and get the work done"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Safety Professional
in Los Alamos, NM

"It is a great place to work, wish it had continued to receive funding"

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"The experience of working on such an important and large project."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be flexible and open to change. The project goes through many phases"

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"The politics of funding from the federal government when its comes to employment"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would like to see the management have more control over funding"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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