The JPL Ethics Office

Ethics Training

JPL promotes an environment of continuous learning and supports employees in developing their skills. Those skills include recognizing and addressing potential ethics and compliance concerns that are part of Laboratory business dealings.


New hire employees are required to attend a new employee orientation to obtain information regarding the JPL Ethics Program.


Every employee shall take three mandated courses every fiscal year; Ethics training, Import/Export Compliance training and Cybersecurity training. Training success is tracked via each employee's Annual Contribution Conversation (ACC).


In addition to mandatory training, every employee shall completethe Caltech Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure questionnaire every calendar year.


The Ethics Office is available to provided targeted ethics and compliance-specific training upon request.