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On average, employees at Los Alamos National Laboratory give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Los Alamos National Laboratory employees are Member of Technical Staffs submitting an average rating of 4.6 and Research Assistants with a rating of 4.5.

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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 38 Los Alamos National Laboratory Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.5
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
3.8
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Programmer
in Los Alamos, NM

"Top Employer of Northern NM."

Member of Technical Staff
in Los Alamos, NM

"Los Alamos was an excellent place to work with many career opportunities. Wish I hadn't retired"

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

"Exciting research on state of the art projects. Intellectually stimulating at all times."

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

"Do your job especially well."

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

"The confused management and lack of professionalism."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Take an interest in managing and don't try to remain a practicing scientist when employed as a manager."

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3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (6,854)
Metallurgist

"Great place to work!"

Systems Administrator
in Los Alamos, NM

"Remarkable growth experience."

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

"Constant exposure to the lastest and greatest in technology. Access to incredibly brilliant people."

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

"Too many managers. Micro managed."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Trust their employees."

Visiting Scientist
in Los Alamos, NM

"Excellent government lab."

Research Technologist
in Los Alamos, NM

"Good questions"

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

"Flexibility and many opportunities for learning new career paths."

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

"Watch your back against managers. Always follow procedures."

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

"Managements retaliation when making mistakes that are not malicious intended."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Show mercy on employees, support employees when accidents or mistakes happen."

Professor
in Los Alamos, NM

"Great place to work"

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

"Bosses were great and the enviroment to work at was great."

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

"There is little feedback from mentors."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better fedback on tasks completed"

Journeyman Wireman
in Los Alamos, NM

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

"being at a government facility"

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

"not a very consistent tenure"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"need better educated management"

Systems Administrator

"Dont work here"

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

"The pay and benefits."

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

"Don't do it"

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

"the management"

Member of Technical Staff
in Los Alamos, NM

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

"The research and the collaborators."

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

"Avoid working for the library at all cost."

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

"Huge government waste. If you like to see money burn, this is the place to work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need to implement accountability."

R&D Engineer
in Los Alamos, NM

"If you have the opportunity, give LANL a try."

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

"The technical challenges are extraordinary and the facilities are top-notch."

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

"The administration of work is burdensome and the senior management is weak."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Start working for the employee and stop lumping addition administrative responsibilities on them."

Research Assistant

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

"While I was interning at LANL, I got to work with incredibly intelligent, dedicated people doing work that I loved. It was intellectually stimulating, and I had the support necessary to do complicated tasks."

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

"Los Alamos is a small community located in the middle of nowhere. (It was chosen intentionally for its isolation. It's almost an hour to the nearest Walmart!) Many people, myself included, have trouble adjusting to that."

Intern
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Research Assistant
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
Student
in Los Alamos, NM
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4.6 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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