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Welcome to JPL

Congratulations on earning a stellar internship or fellowship at the leading center for robotic exploration of the solar system! You're about to embark on an out-of-this-world experience. To set you on the right trajectory, we've put together this online guidebook, where you'll find tips on arranging housing and transportation, project guidelines and policies, and resources for when you're on lab (that's what we call the JPL campus) and exploring around Southern California. No matter what your project, every day at JPL is a chance to dare mighty things. So buckle in. It's time to lift off!

Prepare to Launch

Get started with these essentials that will set you on the right trajectory.

What's Happening Now

Ready for Your First Day?
Learn what to expect on your first day at JPL, including what to bring, where to park and where to go for orientation, with our handy First Day Checklist.

See What's Up at JPL
Stay up to date on the latest mission and science news from JPL and see what's coming up.

Meet JPL Interns and Fellows
See videos, features and stories about current and former interns and fellows at JPL and their pathways to success.