JPL summer intern David Hayden won a major prize in a Microsoft-sponsored competition for a device that helps low-vision students keep up with peers in classroom note-taking. Hayden is legally blind.
After her freshman year in college, Sherrisse Bryant began doing laboratory research during the summer. After that experience, she didn't want to stop!
High school intern Jessica Liang shares her experiences this summer working with the Mars Public Engagement team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Heriberto Reynoso's summer internship is taking him one step closer to the moon. He is building software that will help engineers on a proposed mission called MoonRise.
The common key ingredient in intern mentors at JPL is that they want to give guidance to those interested in pursuing science and engineering careers.
Every summer, JPL hosts students and faculty who work on research projects as varied as their schools and academic interests.
Thirty-three students, from Puerto Rico, Hawaii and many U.S. states in between, kicked off their summer internships with JPL's Minority Education Office.