NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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    I applied through college or university – interviewed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in November 2014.

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    On campus interview. It took about an hour. First half hour was all about my resume questions and some very general questions like why JPL. After that, he asked me some thermal concept questions and let me design a thermal system and went through the system with him.

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Awards & Accolades

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Robert J. Collier Trophy, National Aeronautic Association, 2012
Foundation Award for Excellence, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2013
One of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT, OCIO, 2013
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Additional Info

Website www.jpl.nasa.gov
Headquarters Pasadena, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1936
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Government

In total, JPL has 19 spacecraft and 9 instruments conducting active missions. All of these are important parts of NASA's program of exploration of Earth, the solar system and the universe beyond. These ventures would not be possible without NASA's Deep Space Network managed by JPL. This international network of antenna complexes on several continents serves as the... More

Mission: To serve the nation by exploring space in the pursuit of discoveries that benefit humanity.

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