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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Overview

Pasadena, CA (US)
5001 to 10000 employees
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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 ... Read more

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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    I worked at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great hands on experience and real engineering work

    Cons

    not very structured, easy to get lost in the mix

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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Interviews

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    Configuration Management Engineer Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Pasadena, CA (US)) in March 2016.

    Interview

    HR requested a phone interview a couple of months after applying. On site interview with HR, then supervisor, then manager, then panel of three team members followed and took half a day. The following week, I was presented with an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain the change control process.   1 Answer
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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Awards & Accolades

  • Robert J. Collier Trophy, National Aeronautic Association, 2012
  • Foundation Award for Excellence, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2013
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