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  • "Projects/missions take a very long time to complete (3 to 5(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Science at JPL"

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    Current Employee - NPP Fellow in Pasadena, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Challenging work environment, challenging projects.

    Cons

    Foreign national has limits, ordering materials is difficult

    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2019-02-24
  2. "JPL"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time

      Pros

      Great Work environment, super competent coworkers, great work life balance

      Cons

      Advancement can be slow because worker turnover is relatively low, you don't always have a ton of say on what types of work or projects you get to work on

      NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2018-05-24
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      "Title"

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      Current Employee - Engineer in Pasadena, CA
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      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Flexible and supportive work environment. High morale. Get to work with exceptional peer group often working on exciting space missions

      Cons

      Overcrowded, parking is a mess, office space is hard to come by. Limited upward mobility. Some overhead associated with large government organization

      NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2018-03-16
    • "Internship"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

      Pros

      Relaxed hours Cool projects Great work environment

      Cons

      Parking is terrible Sometimes moves a little too slow Lots of bureaucracy

      NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2017-10-02
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      "MSL Intern Review"

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      Former Employee - Intern in La Canada, CA
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      Positive Outlook
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      I worked at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory for less than a year

      Pros

      Great work environment Multiple cafeterias with a variety of types of food Deer spotting is common Huge parking lots

      Cons

      If you don't arrive on the early side, you'll have a far walk. Office is cold, so bring a jacket.

      NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2016-12-31
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      "NASA JPL"

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      Current Employee - Software Engineering and Computing Systems Intern III in Los Angeles, CA
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      I have been working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory for less than a year

      Pros

      Great work environment, very nice management, interesting work

      Cons

      Bit of a commute for me

      NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2016-12-17
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      "Technologist"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA
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      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time

      Pros

      Great working environment Lots of great people to learn from and work with Exciting projects

      Cons

      Advancement is mostly age-based Lots of bureaucracy

      NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2016-12-09
    • "JPL intern"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

        Pros

        1. Relaxed work environment 2. Intern tours into labs across the JPL 3. Mars yard

        Cons

        1. Low pay 2. Located in a desert, very hot during summer 3. AC is sometimes shut off due to electricity conservation notices

        NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2016-09-01
      • "good for postdoc"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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        I have been working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time

        Pros

        The working environment is free, and very good reputation of this lab whole wide world.

        Cons

        Tax rate is high, and everyone scientist has to write proposal every year. This is huge.

        NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2016-08-30
      • "System Integratin and Test Eng."

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
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        Approves of CEO

        I worked at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory for more than 10 years

        Pros

        Great work environment. Co-workers are really nice (for the most part)

        Cons

        Upward mobility within the company takes a long time.

        Advice to Management

        No comment....................

        NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2016-03-26
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