MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE
JET PROPULSION LABORATORY
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
PASADENA, CALIF. 91109 TELEPHONE (818) 354-5011
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov

Contact: Carolina Martinez (818) 354-9382

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 12, 2000

HELP WANTED: JPL SEEKS ENGINEERS TO WORK ON FUTURE MISSIONS

       NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., invites potential engineering job candidates to attend an Engineering Job Fair on Saturday, September 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in JPL's employee cafeteria, located in the lower lever of Building 167, 4800 Oak Grove Drive in Pasadena.

       Engineers with experience in system, electrical, mechanical and aerospace disciplines are welcome to attend the job fair, which aims to recruit the country's most talented engineers to work on future missions including the next Mars missions.

       JPL provides unique opportunities to work on cutting-edge technology with some of the country's top engineers. Its staff members are developing new ways to explore the farthest reaches of our solar system, learn about our planet Earth and to transfer new technologies to private companies for public use.

       JPL is NASA's lead center for the exploration of Mars. The laboratory will send an orbiter to Mars in 2001 followed by twin rover missions in 2003.

       Visitor parking is to the left (west) of the guard gate at JPL's main entrance. All job candidates must show proof of permanent U.S. residency and must bring 10 copies of their resume. For more information regarding the job fair, call (818) 354-5150.

       Resumes may be sent by email to: jobs@jpl.nasa.gov.

       Directions to JPL are available at: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/tours/routes.html

       Managed for NASA by the California Institute of Technology, JPL is the lead U.S. center for robotic exploration of the solar system.

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