General Lab Information

Brookhaven National Laboratory offers veterans an opportunity to continue serving our nation by helping to advance the Lab's vision of discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Achieving that mission relies on the hard work and support of every team member at the Laboratory.

We proudly support U.S. veterans, military reservists, transitioning military members, and their families who decide to pursue a career at Brookhaven. The Lab invests in its employees, offering competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career development, a strong community, and a stimulating work environment. Are you ready to make an impact at Brookhaven? Apply for a job today. 

Make an Impact

Brookhaven National Laboratory's passion for discovery is demonstrated by our seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 75 years of pioneering research. We apply our capabilities and advanced facilities to the nation's challenges in science, medicine, national security and other high-priority areas. The Laboratory's 2,500-plus staff members lead and support diverse research teams that address the U.S. Department of Energy mission to ensure the nation's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. You'll have an opportunity to make an impact working alongside scientific experts in their fields in an exciting, fast-paced environment aimed at finding solutions to real-world problems.

The Labratory offers a comprehensive array of benefits. In addition to medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans, you'll enjoy paid time off, a flexible work schedule, tuition assistance, mentoring programs and other recreation benefits, such as on-site gym and weight room, swimming pool, fitness classes, and more. It's a great place for veterans to pursue their next career opportunity.

SkillBridge Internship Program for Active Duty Military

SkillBridge, a Department of Defense program, offers training and internships to transitioning service members through authorized organizations like Brookhaven National laboratory.

The program provides active-duty military members separating within 120 days of service with internship opportunities in a variety of roles. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on Brookhaven Laboratory leadership principles, history, science initiatives, facilities and operations, customer/stakeholder engagement, and core job responsibilities.

During the 12-week program, participants will maintain their DoD salaries. With successful completion of the program, participants may be extended full time job offers just in time for their military transition.

Eligible active duty service members are enouraged to register online for SkillBridge. Registering will allow you to:

  • Receive alerts with new career opportunities that match your interests.
  • Receive relevant communications and updates from our organization.
  • Share career opportunities with family and friends through social media or email.

Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.


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Meet Our Veteran Community

Veterans are a crucial part of the Brookhaven Lab workforce and they serve in a wide variety of roles.