Program Guidelines

To be eligible to receive a referral reward, the referring party must be a Lockheed Martin employee who is actively employed at the time of the referral and at the time the reward is given.

  • For your referral to be considered, you must submit the candidate‚Äôs contact information through the LaunchPad employee referral system (no exceptions)
  • The referred person must complete the application process via the unique link sent to them
  • Each referral is valid for 12 months. If someone has referred your candidate within 12 months, you will not be eligible for a referral award and you will receive an email confirming this.
  • This is a US based program.


The following types of Lockheed Martin employees are excluded from receiving an award:

  • All members of Global Talent Acquisition (GTA)
  • Contractors and consultants
  • Casual, co-ops, interns and other temporary employees
  • L-coded managers or other HR staff involved with the process of initiating a job requisition, interviewing, or participating in the selection/hiring of the referred eligible candidate


The following types of candidates will not be eligible for an employee referral reward:

  • Current active Lockheed Martin employees
  • Temporary workforce or contractors for Lockheed Martin within the previous six months;
  • Part-time, intern, co-op and college positions are not eligible.
  • Candidate has already progressed to offer stage on a current requisition prior to referral submission


Referral Award Details

  • Corporate Referral Program: For each new candidate who is referred and hired through the program, the referring employee, who meets the eligibility criteria above, will receive an Amazon gift card (value of $50.) To receive the gift card, your Lockheed Martin email address will be shared with Amazon.
  • Enhanced Referral Program: For each new candidate who is hired against a requisition with an enhanced referral bonus, the referring employee will receive the enhanced award stated on the requisition in addition to the Amazon gift card reward. Only full-time employees are eligible for the enhanced award.


Employee referral rewards are deemed to be taxable income by the IRS. Reward prizes for eligible referrals will be initiated on a monthly basis after the candidate accepts a position and successfully starts in their new role.


Lockheed Martin reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate this program's rules and/or reward amounts at any time. Lockheed Martin also reserves resolution of disputes to the sole discretion of the company.