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A passion for discovery — that's what you'll find at Brookhaven National Laboratory. If working on the cutting edge of technology is important to you, if the opportunity to learn from world-renowned researchers and have impact on the future directions of science excites you, Brookhaven may be the place for you.
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Why Brookhaven?

Whether it's our casual work environment in an academic setting, sports leagues and on-site recreational facilities or childcare, employment at Brookhaven Lab comes with many benefits.

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Life at Brookhaven

Suffolk County, New York, where Brookhaven is located, has so much to offer, you'll want to kick off your shoes and stay a while. Find out why...



We know that benefits are an important part of your employment. Our benefits programs address both the immediate needs of your family, such as insurance coverage, and long term needs like retirement savings.


Family Programs

Brookhaven strives to assist employees to better manage their complex personal and professional lives. We celebrate our inclusive culture, progressive policies and programs, and active community involvement.


Goldhaber Fellowships

Brookhaven sponsors the Gertrude and Maurice Goldhaber Distinguished Fellowships Program, a prestigious Fellowship awarded to candidates with exceptional talent and credentials who have a strong interest in independent research at the frontiers of their field.

Be Part of the Adventure

What We Do:

  • Design and operate leading edge facilities;
  • Carry out basic and applied research at the frontier of science;
  • Develop advanced technologies that address national needs;
  • Educate new generations of scientists/engineers
  • Maintain technical capabilities in the nation's workforce.