Los Alamos National Laboratory Jobs

COVID Vaccine Mandate for Los Alamos National Laboratory

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory teleworking and on-site employees, on-site students, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

NNSA Supplemental <a href="https://directives.nnsa.doe.gov/supplemental-directive/sd-0206-0002">Directive 206.2 </a>. Please note that
circumstances. See <a href="https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder-chg1-pgchg">DOE Order 472.2 </a>for additional info

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Graduate Student SA 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Program is a year-round educational program that provides students with relevant professional experience while pursuing a graduate degree. Students are able to work with professionals in a variety of career fields while using state-of-the-art equipment and technology. We offer competitive compensation and value the contributions of all team members. Be a part of our very important national security mission by joining the Laboratory today!

The Finance MBA program is designed for the working professional wanting to continue their education without compromising work experience and career growth opportunities. The program allows individuals to obtain their MBA in 24 months through a hybrid course delivery method while securing an opportunity for a full-time position at Los Alamos National Laboratory with all tuition and fees covered. Upon graduation, students may be placed in various positions in the Finance organization.

The Finance Operations group (FIN-OPS) delivers financial products and services in support of the Laboratory’s mission. Our Financial management focus includes the following:

  • Perform work in the Finance and Administrative Field

  • Integrating processes and systems across the Finance Division

  • Providing quality business processes and systems throughout the Laboratory

  • Partnering with the programs and technical divisions to strengthen our business capabilities

  • Providing stewardship of Laboratory, NNSA and sponsor resources.

  • Building alliances with NNSA, DOE, LASO, and the ABQ Service Center

  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment

  • Work as a team member with direction from your mentor

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Provide documentation of acceptance into a graduate program

  • Enroll and successfully complete a minimum of 6 graduate credit hours per semester (or the equivalent of full time enrollment). All students MUST remain enrolled at their university while working at the Lab during the academic year.

  • Have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 on 4.0 scale

  • Must earn a B or better in all coursework.

  • Two year work commitment required after completion of MBA program. If regular employment is offered while in the program, the full amount of tuition and book costs must be reimbursed if employee is unable to meet the additional year commitment to the Laboratory.

  • Pass a new employment drug test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new employment drug test and maintain a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or education in the Business field

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

Features of Program :

  • Tuition and Fees are fully covered

  • Candidates must cover required pre-requisite courses and GMAT fees

  • 36 credit hours over the course of 6 semesters

  • 6 paid working hours for school per week.

  • Generous comprehensive benefits package, including a 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)

Education Required:

  • Completion of a Bachelor's Degree and acceptance into a Graduate Degree Program

Notes to Applicants:

  • As part of the application process, upload your transcripts, cover letter, and resume

Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 2 years. Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Free basic life and disability insurance

  • Paid maternity and parental leave

  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

  • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs

  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Vacancy Name: IRC85771
Organization Name FIN-OPS / DDOPS Budgeting
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC85771
Category: Finance & Accounting