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Foreign nationals, including students and postdocs, must select the foreign nationals employment category to complete the new-hire process.

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Complete following procedures after you receive your written offer letter

  • Review your offer letter
  • Return signed offer letter
  • Upon receipt of your signed offer letter, Human Resources will initiate your drug test based on a tentative hire date. Quest Diagnostics will then contact you to arrange for the drug test at your location. Plan to take the drug test at least 2 weeks before your start date to allow for the results to be processed. You cannot begin work at the Lab until a negative drug test result has been received.
  • Bring required documents and proof of U.S. citizenship to the New-Hire Orientation
  • Review your benefits options

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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Los Alamos, NM 87545

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