Why Choose INL?

INL occupies a unique niche at the nexus of energy supply and security. Our scientists, engineers and support staff work each day to change the world’s energy future and secure our nation’s critical infrastructure. Want a career that can change the world? Come join us!

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Flexible & Adaptable

In a challenging global work environment that changes on a day-to-day basis, INL supports remote work strategies maximizing employee well-being, collaboration, and productivity. We offer 3+ weeks of personal leave your first year, and flextime to promote work-life balance.

Competitive Pay + Benefits

INL’s competitive benefits package includes paid parental leave, 10 paid holidays and an annual work curtailment, medical, dental and life insurance, and a generous 401(k) with a 4.2% upfront contribution and additional matching. We also have relocation packages to help sell your home, and spouse/partner employment assistance.

Career Growth Opportunities

Employee development is a strategic priority at the laboratory and we provide continuous development opportunities for every employee including an employee education program.

Where you belong

INL has been nationally recognized for valuing, embracing and championing inclusive diversity across our workforce, community and supply chain. We’re dedicated to an environment where diversity of thoughts, ideas, and experiences fuel growth and drive innovation. Our commitment ensures employees, collaborative partners and vendors feel welcomed and valued for who they are. Not only for their abilities, but for their unique perspectives and qualities, which helps us creates a more innovative and effective work culture.

Find out why our employees love working at INL

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Dr. Luiza G. R. Albuquerque

Analytical Chemist

Dr. Jian Gan

Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Heather Chichester

Post-Irradiation Examination Division Director

Abraham L. Romo

Shift Supervisor

Dr. Ruchi Gakhar

Research Scientist

Dale Kepler

Mechanical Engineer

Roberta Jordan

Nuclear Safety Engineer

Lance Eliazar

Experiment and Power Reactor Operator

Rachel Anderson

Occupational Medicine Nurse

Mario Rodriguez

INL Bus Driver

Take the leap

Research shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they perfectly match up to the position description. We seek diversity of experience and thought — it is what helps drive innovation and breakthroughs. If a position you apply for isn’t the best fit, we may have others that are.

People linking arms inclusively as a diverse team demonstrating that INL is a place for everyone.


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