Our partnerships include:

Associate of Applied Science in Radiation Protection 

  • Partner: Northern NM College
  • Provides Radiation Control Technician pipeline
  • Aligned curriculum with national and Laboratory skill set needs 

STEM Core 

  • Partner: Santa Fe Community College
  • Funding by National Science Foundation
  • Prepares students for Tech professions at the Laboratory
  • Program coordinator assists students in Computer Science/Information Technology and Engineering majors, who take part in the program through a cohort model

Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Machining Technologies 

  • Partner: Santa Fe Community College
  • Aligned curriculum with National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level I & II and Laboratory skill set needs
  • Program uses a cohort model, with the Laboratory hiring most of the students as interns/student employees
  • Students will spend one day a week on-site at the Laboratory beginning their first semester

Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering 

  • Partner: UNM-LA and UNM-Albuquerque
  • Pilot semester began Fall 2020
  • UNM-Albuquerque (main campus) teaming with UNM-LA to offer upper level courses to be taught locally on UNM-LA campus
  • Current and prospective LANL employees can pursue a full Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in Los Alamos 

High School Craft Partnerships

  • Partners: NMBCTC (Union Partners) , UNM Taos, Santa Fe Community College
  • Higher Education Partners: Luna Community College, Santa Fe Community College, UNM-Taos
  • High School Partners: Pecos High School, Taos and Questa High Schools, Bernalillo High School, Los Alamos High School, Santa Fe Public Schools ECO High School
  • Use of National Association of Building Trades Multi-Core Craft Curriculum
  • Allows for students who successfully complete the course to have direct entry with a Union (e.g. UA 412: Plumbers and Pipefitters)