2022 JIFRESSE Summer Internship Program (JSIP)

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Program Duration: June to September, 2022


Program Objective:  Provide UCLA undergraduate students an opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research under the guidance of experienced mentors at JPL and UCLA and strengthen the collaborations between JPL and UCLA. New Data Science Interns are available in 2022, jointly sponsored by JPL and UCLA.



  • Be a continuing undergraduate student and eligible for 2022 fall quarter registration at UCLA. Exceptional graduate students may be considered.
  • Complete three quarters at UCLA
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5/4.0
  • Not under any academic or disciplinary sanction
  • No past JSIP interns
  • Not able to sponsor foreign students from designated countries (the restrictions apply to countries in any of the four columns in the list)


Announcement of Opportunity:

Available Opportunities


Application Procedure:

The application materials include:

  • A cover letter clearly stating the project of interest
  • A resume
  • A statement of research interest related to the project identified
  • An unofficial transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation


Please submit applications to Dr. Yizhou Zhuang, zhuangyz@atmos.ucla.edu, no later than April 8, 2022. Please indicate your top 3 projects of interest. We will work with the mentors for confidential evaluations.


Program Duration:

10-week, from June to September. Selected intern will receive a stipend of $6,840 for the ten-week period ($7,840 for a master student and $8,840 for a doctoral student).


Work Location:

At UCLA or JPL or remotely following UCLA and JPL guidelines for the summer of 2022.