Caltech is looking for talented individuals who possess a diverse set of skills and experience.

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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.

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On Campus and Beyond

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.

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Benefits and Perks at Caltech

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Staff Wellness Programs
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Sick Leave, Paid Vacation, Holiday
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Much more...

Hiring people with disabilities for multiple positions including:

  • Researchers
  • Finance Specialists
  • Fundraisers
  • Food Service Workers
  • Administrative Associates
  • Information Technology
  • Custodial Associates & Assistants
  • Much more...


Pasadena, CA; Hanford, WA; Livingston, LA; Palomar, CA and Owens Valley, CA

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Disability - Inclusion

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you would like to request an accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Caltech Recruiting at