2024 JIFRESSE Summer Internship Program (JSIP)

Monday, February 12, 2024
Program Duration: June to September, 2024


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.



  • Be a continuing undergraduate student and eligible for 2024 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 (pending final approval)


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 (directly to gu@atmos.ucla.edu)

Please submit applications to Dr. Yu Gu, gu@atmos.ucla.edu, no later than April 12, 2024. 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 $7,100 for the ten-week period ($8,100 for a master student and $9,100 for a doctoral student).


Work Location:

At UCLA or JPL or remotely following UCLA and JPL guidelines for the summer of 2024.