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Cathy Padró

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Leorrie Atencio

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Post-docs & students work with us to solve technical challenges  

Research Opportunities

.Post-Doctoral Positions . Opportunities for Students. .Visiting the Lab

Post-Doctoral Positions

The Lab has a very active Postdoctoral (Postdoc) Program, providing recent Doctorates with the opportunity to:

  • perform research in a scientifically rich research and development environment
  • present and publish research
  • contribute to the
    • overall research efforts at the Laboratory
    • advancement of knowledge in the areas of basic and applied research
    • strengthening of our national scientific and technical capabilities

Postdoc appointees enhance the Laboratory's scientific and technical vitality by:

  • sharing new ideas and approaches
  • challenging colleagues to work at the cutting edge
  • making available the most current university research endeavors
  • broadening contacts with the external scientific community
  • forming communication links between the Laboratory, universities, and industry

For more information on the LANL Postdoc Program, click here. Recent LANL-wide job postings for Postdocs can be viewed by clicking here.

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Opportunities for Students

If you are a student interested in working with our experts, the Lab has programs designed for the undergrad and graduate level, as well as a limited number of opportunities for high school students. At LANL you will have the opportunity to contribute to research and development in a broad spectrum of science disciplines. The Lab offers many student programs designed to mentor and educate high school, college, and graduate students from around the country. Younger students can gain valuable work experience as they learn about a variety of technical and administrative careers. Older students can jump-start into a professional career while still working on their education. In some cases, students can work on their thesis research here at LANL. For more details on Student Programs, click here.

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Visiting the Lab

Los Alamos National Laboratory has established very strict requirements for visiting our facilities. Depending on your citizenship and/or country of birth, this process can take up to 60 days or longer. Click here for detailed information on requirements for visits by foreign nationals.

Here is some helpful information about visiting the Lab.

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