NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

About the program

JPL helped open the Space Age by developing America's first Earth-orbiting science satellite, creating the first successful interplanetary spacecraft, and sending robotic missions to the solar system. Their commitment to future-focused innovation endures today.

Why students love NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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    Flexible Work Environment
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    Networking Opportunities

Hear about the student experience

JPL is a fantastic work environment. My mentors were very supportive and allowed me to work independently while also checking in regularly. I felt like my work was important and impactful, and that I was contributing to something meaningful.