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New-Hire Orientation

All foreign nationals including students and postdocs must complete this process.

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Do not report to the New-Hire Orientation until you have been scheduled by your Human Resources (HR) Division representative.

New-Hire check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Otowi Building, located on Casa Grande Drive, Technical Area 3, Building 261, Main Gate Conference Room (F200W). Orientation begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. Directions from Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Espanola, check maps.

All vehicles entering LANL property are required to stop at the East and West Jemez Road "Vehicle Access Portals" (VAPs) for vehicle checks. Drivers must show picture identification.

Laboratory Delayed Opening or Closure Due to Inclement Weather (pdf)

Review and complete required documents and bring to New-Hire Orientation.

Day 1 schedule

TimeActivity
7:30–8:00 am New Hire Orientation Check-In
8:00–8:10 am Coffee
8:10–8:25 am Welcome
8:25–9:05 am Complete New Hire Forms
9:05–9:45 am Benefits Review/Wellness Center
9:45–9:55 am Break
9:55–10:35 am Information Security Briefing (Course 9369)
10:35–10:45 am Break
10:45–10:55 am Worker Safety & Security Teams (WSST)
10:55–11:15 am Ethics and Compliance
11:15–11:20 am Research Library
11:20–11:30 am Los Alamos Postdoc Association (LAPA)
11:30–1:00 pm Lunch
1:00–1:10 pm OMBUDS
1:10–1:20 pm Employee Assistance Program
1:20–1:30 pm Harassment in the Workplace
1:30–1:40 pm Break
1:40–2:00 pm LANL Cultural and Historical Review
2:00–3:15 pm Foreign National Orientation
2:00–4:00 pm Obtain a badge - US Citizens

Week 2 schedule

General Employee Training (GET) is mandatory for all new hires. Please reference the scheduled date, time, and location, in the new hire packet that you will receive on the first day of orientation. Employees, who have already taken GET, do NOT need to attend. (For directions contact your organization’s group administrator.)


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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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Los Alamos, NM 87545

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