JPL Internships and Fellowships


Application Deadline: Friday, December 2, 2016


NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Target Audience:

Local college and university students (see program details for more)


The Student Independent Research Intern, or SIRI, program offers academic-term internships at JPL for students who are majoring in science, engineering or mathematics and are enrolled in an independent study course at participating area colleges and universities: 

  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • Citrus College
  • College of the Canyons
  • CSUN
  • Cypress College
  • East Los Angeles College
  • El Camino College
  • Glendale Community College
  • Long Beach City College
  • Los Angeles City College
  • Los Angeles Mission College
  • Los Angeles Trade Tech College
  • Los Angeles Valley College
  • Mt. San Antonio College
  • Occidental College
  • Pasadena City College
  • Rio Hondo College
  • Santa Monica College
  • Santiago Canyon College
  • UCLA
  • University of La Verne
  • West Los Angeles College

As part of their internships, students are partnered with JPL scientists or engineers, who serve as the students' mentors. Students complete designated projects outlined by their mentors, gaining educational experience in their fields of study while also contributing to NASA and JPL missions and science. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of enrichment activities, including tours, lectures and career advisement, arranged by the JPL Education Office.

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