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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to host summer career fair 2024

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) empowers multidisciplinary teams to pursue big ideas using innovative science and technology to meet the national security mission and make the world a better place — and the Lab is growing every day. To recruit prospective employees for more than 150 open positions, LLNL is hosting a summer on-site career fair to share…

Register now for the LLNL Teacher Research Academy

Registration for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 2024 Teacher Research Academy (TRA) is now open. The TRA offers middle-school, high-school and community-college faculty a unique professional development experience through LLNL. Teachers will have the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge scientific research conducted at the Laboratory and experience…

Lawrence Livermore honored as one of Glassdoor's 2024 'Best-Led Companies'

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has been named a winner of Glassdoor’s inaugural award for Best-Led Companies 2024 in the United States. This award honors companies with exceptional senior leadership teams that go above and beyond to redefine the employee experience. Unlike other workplace awards, Glassdoor’s awards rely on input over the past year from…

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory honored as a 2024 VETS Indexes 4-Star Employer

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has been recognized as a VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer in the 2024 VETS Indexes Employer Awards. The award recognizes organizations committed to recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing and supporting veterans and the military-connected community. LLNL is one of 285 organizations recognized for 2024. See the full slate of…

Lab assists west Fresno County in clean-energy future

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will provide technical assistance to 30 disadvantaged communities in west Fresno County to provide a future in clean-energy projects, including carbon capture and storage. The project is part of the Department of Energy’s Local Energy Action Program (LEAP) that aims to facilitate sustained community-wide economic and…

Meet LLNL: Work Planner Jordan Ott

Growing up in Pleasanton, California, Jordan Ott was marked by a strong sense of community involvement. He was particularly active in the local sports leagues, playing Little League baseball and football, while also contributing as a member of the grounds crew that was responsible for maintaining the many fields at Ken Mercer Sports Park in Pleasanton. This early…

LLNL hosts Early Career Information Day focused on advanced materials and manufacturing

The University of California (UC) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have a storied history going back to the founding of the Laboratory in 1952. The work conducted at the Lab since that time has benefited in many areas from successful collaboration with researchers and contributors within the UC system. In the spirit of continued collaboration, a UC Early…

WiDS Livermore conference attendees network, share research and absorb wisdom

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) recently hosted its 7th annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference for data scientists, industry professionals, recent graduates and others interested in the field. As an independent satellite of the global WiDS conference celebrating International Women’s Day, the Livermore hybrid event was held to highlight the work and…

March 16: 'Science at the State' blends science education and Star Trek

LLNL scientists Derek Mariscal and Dave Schlossberg will be joined on March 16 by Granada High School teacher Tom Shefler at the State Theatre in Modesto, California for “Science at the State,” a science education program pairing prominent LLNL scientists with popular films. Attendance is free for students and $5 for all others. Featuring scenes filmed at the National…

Science and Engineering Seminar Series at Las Positas College: March 13

Brian Wihl, associate program leader for autonomous sensors within the defense systems and infrastructure protection area at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), will present “Ground Penetrating Radar for Explosive Hazard Detection” on Wednesday, March 13, from 6–7:15 p.m. at Las Positas College. The presentation is provided in partnership with LLNL and Las…

Energy I-Corps experience shines light on bringing specialty resin to the silicone 3D-printing market

In the fall of 2023, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists Sijia Huang and Michael Ford participated in the Department of Energy’s Energy I-Corps Program, an immersive eight-week entrepreneurial boot camp that teaches scientists and engineers the tools of the trade for commercializing technology from the Lab to the marketplace. A major part of the…

San Francisco Business Times names LLNL Director Kim Budil to ‘Power 100’ list

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Director Kim Budil has been named to the “Power 100” list by the San Francisco Business Times, highlighting the top business leaders in the Bay Area. This is the second year that Budil has been selected for this recognition. The Power 100 represents the region’s diverse industries and were chosen by the editorial staff to…

Lawrence Livermore’s popular 'Science on Saturday' lecture series returns to Las Positas College

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) popular lecture series, “Science on Saturday,” returns Feb. 3 and runs through Feb. 24. The series offers four different lectures with the theme, “Magic of Materials.” Each lecture is presented by leading LLNL researchers who are joined by high-school science teachers. Below is the schedule of lectures, which can also be…

Lawrence Livermore makes Glassdoor’s 2024 ‘Best Places to Work’ list

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2024. This is the fifth award the Laboratory has earned in Glassdoor’s award program since its inception in 2009. The Employees’ Choice Award, now in its 16th year, is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide…

Lawrence Livermore National Security announces recipients of the 2023 Community Gift Program

Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), the contract manager for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has announced the recipients for the 2023 LLNS Community Gift Program. These gifts, totaling $220,000, reflect LLNS' commitment to local communities. LLNS received applications totaling more than $978,000 in requests. Forty-six applications were…

LLNL’s elite Machinist Apprenticeship Program to begin accepting applications for 2024

Looking to advance your career in machining? The annual job posting for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL’s) esteemed machinist apprenticeship will go live in January and will accept applications for approximately one month. The California-certified program is one of the oldest in the nation, and one of the most unique. Apprentices are trained in LLNL’s…

Lawrence Livermore 2023 charity campaign raises $4.1 million for non-profit organizations

Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS), LLC, donated more than $4.1 million to non-profit organizations via the annual employee charitable giving program, the Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign. This is the first time in the HOME Campaign’s history that contributions surpassed the $4 million threshold. Laboratory employees pledged more than $2.8 million…

New analysis outlines national opportunities to remove CO2 at the gigaton scale

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers, along with scientists from more than a dozen institutions, have completed a first-of-its-kind high-resolution assessment of carbon dioxide (CO2) removal (CDR) in the United States. The report, “Roads to Removal: Options for Carbon Dioxide Removal in the United States,” charts a path for the United States to achieve…

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and University of Toledo sign collaborative research agreement

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and The University of Toledo (UToledo) formalized a collaboration agreement with a signing ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The agreement calls for the institutions to exchange science and technology ideas, to support student opportunities and internships and to pursue research and development in areas like solar energy and other…

LLNL hosts thousands of enthusiastic explorers for Open House 2023

Nearly 19,000 employees and guests visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Open House 2023 on Oct. 21 and 22: an unprecedented crowd witnessing the Lab’s innovative science and technology up close. With the theme of “Explore, Discover, Innovate,” every corner of the Lab — from the site of the world’s first fusion ignition reaction to the upcoming home of the world…