General Lab Information

Family Programs

Brookhaven strives to assist employees to better manage their complex personal and professional lives. In creating an environment supportive of a healthy work/life balance, Brookhaven enables employees to contribute their best efforts to our mission and actively demonstrates that it values our workforce as one of our greatest assets.  Brookhaven celebrates our inclusive culture, progressive policies and programs, and active community involvement.  


sick family member

Sick Family member — Employees can use their sick days to care for a seriously ill or injured family member  for up to 5 days each calendar year.

local schools

Local Schools — Long Island public schools are  highly regarded nationwide, each year dominating the lists of  semifinalists and finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search. Long Island schools

family and medical leave

Family and Medical Leave — The Family and Medical Leave Act allows eligible employees to take job-protected, unpaid leave, or to substitute appropriate paid leave for up to a total of 12 weeks in 12 months. 


Adoption Assistance — The Laboratory provides eligible employees financial assistance for certain expenses related to adoption of an unrelated minor child.

summer camp

Summer Camp — Runs daily during July and August for children ages 5 - 13.  Arts, crafts, sports and educational activities are provided in a multi-cultural setting.  Red Cross Certified Swimming instructors offer weekly swim lessons in five different categories.