Where do you live if you work at JPL?

Where do you live if you work at JPL?

JPL is located in Altadena, 7 miles away west from Caltech. Many fellows live in La Canada, Altadena (east of JPL) or Pasadena.

Does NASA provide housing?

While NASA does not provide housing, we will provide you sufficient time and options to locate housing. Pathways Interns will have the opportunity to work at one of NASA’s many locations around the country, called centers.

What is the difference between JPL and NASA?

JPL is one of ten NASA centers and is a FFRDC. Here’s the standard phrase: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is operated by California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC).

Does NASA pay for intern housing?

Interns are responsible for all housing and transportation costs. Interns receive a Housing Guide that offers suggestions of local housing options that other interns have used successfully. Public transportation is not allowed on-site.

Is JPL a good place to work?

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been named one of the Best Places to Work in 2022 among large employers in the U.S., ranking No. 12 on Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards list honoring 100 employers.

How many employees does JPL have?

JPL is based in Pasadena, Calif., and is managed for NASA by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Here’s a brief rundown of the lab, which employs about 5,000 people and has an annual budget of $1.6 billion.

Is there a dress code at NASA?

You instantly get a lot of respect from people when you say you work at NASA, even if you’re not really a rocket scientist. Dress code was extremely casual, you could wear jeans every day if you wanted to. You get some pretty cool perks related to the space program including meeting astronauts and such.

Where do NASA interns stay?

The Complete List of Housing & Lodging Options for NASA Interns:

  • Ames Research Center (ARC): The NASA Exchange Lodge.
  • Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC): The High Desert Inn.
  • Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC): Since there are four campuses for Goddard interns, I’ll have to look more into this.

Do people at NASA wear lab coats?

Though we think of scientists wearing lab coats at work all the time, the fact is few NASA personnel wear lab coats on a daily basis. The exception to this would be in clean rooms and the so-called “White Room”, (the last room astronauts pass through before boarding the shuttle).