We offer a number of services to help employees maintain the important balance between their work and personal lives.

Job Flexibility

Through flexible work schedules, part-time employment, and telecommuting opportunities, employees can make adjustments that better meet their work-life needs.


The Lincoln Laboratory Childcare Center in Lexington is just 1.3 miles from the Laboratory and provides developmentally based infant, toddler, and preschool programs for children from 8 weeks to 5–6 years old. The center is one of the five Technology Childcare Centers managed by Bright Horizons and overseen by the MIT Work-Life Center.

Commuter Services

Lincoln Laboratory encourages sharing transportation to work and using public transportation through several pro­grams that offer employees assistance with commuting:

  • Van pool and car pool programs
  • Subsidized MBTA pass program
  • Shuttle to MIT campus
  • Bike LL community

MIT MyLife Services:

If there's something on your mind, you can call MyLife Services — a free, confidential MIT benefit for employees and household members. One call puts you in touch with a network of experts who can provide emotional and behavioral counseling, work-life consultations, legal assistance, and other resources.