Yes, but only for graduate students and at the discretion of their supervisor. For questions, email

Students are not allowed to work from Hawaii for more than four weeks due to benefits restrictions. Mentors may contact HR for
more information.

Information on the student salaries can be found at the Salary Information page.

Only UGS and GRA interns receive a portion of their travel covered for one round-trip per appointment. The Lab only convers the costs that are necessary to making it to and from the Lab, not any personal expenses. See the Graduate, Undergraduate Student Travel page for more information and e-mail any questions to

Job advertisements for students can be found at Los Alamos National Laboratory Careers.

Postdoc appointments are not managed by the Student Programs Office.  Information about the Postdoc programs can be found here.

The LANL Foundation offers a Four-Year Undergraduate Scholarship for students who are residents of Northern New Mexico. The Foundation also offers Career Pathways Scholarships for Northern New Mexico residents interested in pursuing two-year undergraduate degrees or trade certificates. 

Information on the Student Symposium can be found here.

Orientation will be in-person starting in summer 2024. Fully remote interns will have an online orientation.

Yes, visit this page for more information.

The Lab has a page for housing information, but students will need to secure housing on their own.

Yes, Los Alamos has Atomic City Transport, Rail Runner Express, and NMDOT Park and Ride. More information can be found here.

Los Alamos does not have a public airport, but the surrounding areas do: Taos, Santa Fe, and Alburquerque. 

No, Los Alamos does not have an Uber service.

Yes, see Application and Interview Tips, for more information. 

Mentors select interns by looking through applications in iRecruitment. Please note that internships positions here are competitive and the decision to hire students rests entirely with mentors, the Student Programs Office has no say in the hire process. Once a mentor has narrowed their search, they will reach out to the student(s) to conduct an interview; not every applicant will hear back.

Reach out to and/or call (505)665-4444, option 1.

Please see the Sponsored Programs. LANL also supports graduate fellows through the GEM Fellowship Program and Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity

 The Student Programs Office (SPO) recommends that prospective students explore the Lab’s website and reach out to groups that they are interested in working for. Many students are selected for positions by networking with Lab employees.

See the bellow links:

Yes, there is a Wellness Center available for interns, however student guests are not able to access the Wellness Center.