Launching Careers with the Workforce of Tomorrow

Every year we hire over 1,500 students into our workforce. Students come from places near and far to experience the opportunities the Laboratory has to offer. Our student population embodies our commitment to diversity and mission excellence. At Los Alamos National Laboratory, students participate in meaningful work that is the greatest start to an engaging and exciting career!

Competitive Internship Programs

Los Alamos National Laboratory is committed to providing excellent professional opportunities to individuals along the entire educational spectrum. We support several different student and postdoc programs to enhance diversity and talent throughout the STEM fields at the Laboratory.

For detailed program information visit the specific program websites.

On Campus Visits


American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
October 4-6, 2018
Oklahoma City, OK
SACNAS 2018 Conference
October 11-13, 2018
San Antonio, TX
SWE18 SWE Annual Conference
October 17-19, 2018
Minneapolis, MN


National Society for Black Physicists
November 4-7, 2018
Columbus, OH
University of New Mexico, Grants
November 5, 2018
Grants, NM
Navajo Technical University
November 6, 2018
Crownpoint, NM
Dine College
November 7, 2018
Tsaile, AZ
Fort Lewis College
November 14, 2018
Durango, CO
San Juan Community College
November 15, 2018
Farmington, NM
Webinar Recruitment Series
Contact Student Programs for further detail

If you would like the full listing of our recruitment event itinerary visit our Recruitment Event website.


Student Opportunities at the Lab

The Lab provides various programs aimed at the development of knowledge and skills in scientific fields key to our national security mission.

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LANL Student Association

The Students’ Association executive committee hosts various professional and social activities that allow for interns to network and build lifelong friendships.

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Student Symposium

The Symposium provides a unique opportunity for students to present their research, broadening their expertise and preparing them for careers in science and nontechnical fields.

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Since 1999, Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF) has changed the lives of students from diverse backgrounds and communities in Northern New Mexico.

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Housing and Life in Northern New Mexico

The north end of the Land of Enchantment offers deserts, forests, and mountains, vibrant cities, and a rich culture and history.

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Employee Resource Groups

Employee engagement is essential to our vibrant workforce. We encourage our employees to become a part of, or create an Employee Resource Group (ERG) and find ways to shape the workforce of the future.

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Explore all Los Alamos National Laboratory can offer you as you consider your next career step.

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

For more information, please contact casperson@lanl.gov.