JPL is a fantastic place for professionals seeking a non-profit/govt/academia culture to spend part of their career.
JPL is a culture where technical professionals can flourish. Technical professionals will also work with and learn from some of the best mentors in their professions. It is a good culture for industry business professionals to be exposed to the unique operating culture of this organization to position them to be better able to understand JPL/NASA as - more ... a customer/partner once they enter the for-profit industry side of the community. - less
Prosflexible, relaxed, entrepreneurial culture with highly skilled workforce
Conssometimes behind the broader business operations curve in culture and practices