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Join a ‘Return to Work’ Lab-wide Listening Session – April 7 or 13, 2021

The pandemic has forced most of us to work differently in the past year. You have shown flexibility and creativity on how and when to work while continuing to deliver on the Lab’s mission. This forced shift in our work structure is an opportunity to discuss the future of work at the Lab. We have […]

Volunteer for Earth Day STEM Event 2021

The Lab is collaborating with local organizations to host a family STEM event celebrating Earth Day on April 22. Volunteers are needed to lead either a DIY fossil or bean germination activity for the event. Advance training will be provided. We’re hosting a family STEM event with MLK Elementary School on Thursday, April 22 (Earth […]

Administrative Professionals Day is April 21 – Send an e-card!

Administrative Professionals Day, celebrated this year on Wednesday, April 21, recognizes and celebrates the important work and contributions of all administrative professionals in the U.S. Previously called National Secretaries Day in 1952, the name change reflects the changing job titles and expanding responsibilities of today’s modern administrative workforce. Many teams at Berkeley Lab have celebrated […]

Portraits of the Lab: Thank You for Your Service

To all those who have continued to work on site, thank you. You may not hear it enough, but your dedication to the Lab and its mission is appreciated. Here are portraits of just a few of our employees who have been working, often behind the scenes, to keep the Lab operational in the past […]

Become a Lab Ambassador – Spring 2021

The Berkeley Lab Ambassador Program strives to advance the Lab’s efforts to increase diverse representation through participating in diversity conferences, career fairs, and networking events. Sign up to be an ambassador and support one of the upcoming talent outreach events this year. 2021 Ambassador Conferences Oregon State College of Engineering: National Labs Networking Night (virtual), […]

Berkeley Lab’s Open Mic – Friday, January 22, 2021

Join us for the first open mic of 2021! Please join us on Friday, January 22nd for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and, it goes without saying, great community. Date: Friday, January 22 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Watch the recording if you missed it! For our first […]

Filipino American Club and the Asian Pacific Islander ERG – Documentary Viewing, The Kingmaker

The Filipino American Club and the Asian Pacific Islander ERG (co-sponsors) invite you to start the new year by gathering together virtually for a watch-party of The Kingmaker. Date: Thursday, January 7, 2021 Time: 4 pm to 5:40 pm The Kingmaker  is a documentary taking an extraordinary look into the controversial political career of Imelda […]

Veterans Day Zoom Backgrounds

In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, we’ve created a series of Zoom backgrounds. Some have shields from all the branches of service and we’ve also created a background for each branch of the military.                                       […]

New Employee Communications Tool Kit

Do you have news you’d like to share with the Lab community and beyond? Strategic Communications has put together a new Employee Communications Tool Kit to help you share your news with internal and/or external audiences. It includes: A road map for staff who want to share news internally & externally Communications contacts in their […]

Director’s Awards Laureates Announced – Event Nov. 12, 2020

Three Lifetime Achievement awards and 34 employees in nine award categories will be celebrated Thursday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. at the ninth annual Director’s Awards, the top honor bestowed on Lab employees for excellence. See this year’s honorees and look for future articles on their accomplishments. The Director’s Awards program recognizes significant achievements of […]