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Caltech is more than a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, it is a community—a community of curious and passionate individuals who collaborate to understand and solve complex scientific and societal challenges. We seek the best and brightest talent to join our workforce and become members of our community. We look for talented individuals who possess a diverse set of skills and experience to match the vast career opportunities available on campus, including researchers, finance specialists, fundraisers, food service workers, administrative associates, and information technology professionals, just to name a few.

Beyond the campus in Pasadena, California, Caltech manages NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the leading U.S. center for the robotic exploration of the solar system, and together we are Pasadena’s largest employer. Caltech’s reach extends globally with locations outside Pasadena in Louisiana, Washington, Hawaii, and Switzerland. We offer a collaborative and dynamic work environment, exceptional career development opportunities, competitive pay programs, great benefits, and an inclusive culture where you will have the opportunity to participate in many campus programs and activities.

If you’re ready to put your unique skills and knowledge to use in an environment that fosters and values professional and personal growth, we invite you to discover the many exciting careers and benefits available here at Caltech.

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When you submit your application, the hiring team will review it. Please be patient and we will get back to you as soon as we can. We aim to respond back in a timely manner and will contact you if we need more information, would like to talk further, or to let you know that we will not be moving forward with your application for this particular position.

Caltech is a community of innovative thinkers who contribute to Caltech’s rich history and promising future of curiosity, discovery, and accomplishment. Take a moment to learn about our history and what we have planned for the future at caltech.edu.

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