There's a reason people say, "Once you've worked at the Earth and Planets Laboratory, you'll always be a part of the family!"
Over the past century, we've cultivated a vibrant community of collaboration that allows us to pursue our wildest ideas, discover new research avenues, and build relationships that last a lifetime.
Postdocs at the Earth and Planets Laboratory are regarded as scientific colleagues with the freedom to chart the path of their own research goals. During their time on campus, they gain invaluable mentorship opportunities from our world-class scientists, who, free from teaching obligations, are committed to the development and mentorship of early career scientists.
Our unique program provides postdocs with an interdisciplinary cohort of peers, professional development workshops, access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and facilities, mentorship opportunities, and memories to last a lifetime.Learn more
Quotes from Colleagues
EPL is more than a place to do world-class science. It's inspiring seminars and reading groups that expand your mind and enhance your research. It's friendly conversations with colleagues over shared lunches. It's even the occasional athletic competition. In short—it's a community!Explore campus traditions
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Earth and Planets Laboratory is committed to creating an inclusive environment for every member of our community. Carnegie Science offers a range of resources and offices to help make our campus welcoming for people from all backgrounds.DEI Resources
Carnegie's Broad Branch Road campus (BBR) has been home to groundbreaking planetary science for more than a century. Tucked away next to Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC, this lush academic oasis is filled with top-of-the-line instrumentation and facilities—the perfect launch site for your next big idea.
Who else is on campus?
- Carnegie Institution for Science Office of the President
- Earth and Planets Laboratory
- Carnegie Academy for Science Education
- Earth and Planets Laboratory Library and Archives