NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Overview

  • www.jpl.jobs
  • Pasadena, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1936
  • Non-profit Organisation
  • Government Agencies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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New ideas are all around us, but only a few will change the world. That’s our focus at JPL. We ask the biggest questions, then search the universe for answers—literally. We build upon ideas that have guided generations, then share our discoveries to inspire generations to come. ...
Mission: To serve the nation by exploring space in the pursuit of discoveries that benefit humanity.

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reviews

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Michael Watkins
Michael Watkins
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Current Employee

"Great Organization"

16 Mar 2021 - Executive Assistant in Pasadena, CA
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Positive Outlook
No Opinion of CEO

Pros

Ability to move to new positions
Good work environment
Nice co-workers

Cons

Recruiting process is terrible
HR needs a reboot as they are arrogant and cocky
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Diversity & Inclusion at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

4.3
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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Interviews

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Negative11%
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Applied online48%
Campus Recruiting33%
Employee Referral9%
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    Wanted to know more about personal projects and whether it related to the project tasks. They also wanted to get to know the candidate's experience with robotics and designing/modifying mechanisms.
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Company Updates

1 March 2021
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Got a minute? Relieve the nail-biting action of NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover landing.
NASA's Perseverance Rover Lands Successfully on Mars (Highlight Reel)
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26 February 2021
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Meet Taryn, Mechanical Engineer. Taryn’s father, an electrical engineer working on space satellites, would bring her to participate in “Bring Your Child to Work” day. She says, “I thought their work was exciting and combined engineering with new frontier exploration.” Now at JPL, she works on small satellites and payloads such as RainCube, the Mars Helicopter, and MAIA, “JPL really has given me many opportunities for growth and the freedom to explore different technical aspects of my job." #LifeatJPL #CountdowntoMars
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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Best Places to Work in ITComputerworld2020
  • CIO 100 AwardCIO Magazine2020

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What is health insurance like at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory?

...low salary for the area, average health benefits (every year the deductibles and copays increase), no salary adjustment in consecutive years (for me), lots of older engineers that don't retire and don't make room for younger engineers....

26 January 2021

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