Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is a leading center for scientific discovery in chemistry, data analytics, and Earth science, and for technological innovation in sustainable energy and national security.

A National Lab with Pacific Northwest Roots and Global Reach

Working at PNNL

Life@PNNL is a cornerstone in the PNNL employee experience. We hope you’ll take advantage of its many programs and activities and get involved with professional networks, social clubs, and charity and service projects.

PNNL By the Numbers

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Life in the Tri-Cities

The Tri-Cities is a unique and thriving region of southeastern Washington State, positioned in a beautiful natural setting at the confluence of three rivers—the Columbia, the Yakima, and the Snake. The Tri-Cities originally comprised Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco, but the area has expanded to include the City of West Richland.