What's New:

2019 Informational Webinars

We’re hosting informational webinars for everyone interested in the 2019 field season.

Faculty + Researchers: Nov. 15th, 9:00 am AK/ 1:00 pm EST

Students: Nov. 20th, 9:00 am AK/1:00 pm EST

2019 Interest Form

We’ve started planning the 2019 JIRP field season! Applications for students, staff, and faculty will open later this fall. When applications open we’ll push them on social media. If you’d like a notification email in addition, you can fill out our 2019 Interest Form.

JIRP in the Media

JIRP is growing! Check out these articles and podcasts about the history and evolution of education, research, and character development on the Juneau Icefield.



The JIRP Instagram Feed

My JIRP experience strengthened in me a love of exploration that ultimately led to my participation in the space program, including the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity. JIRP was fundamental to my growth as a scientist and as a person.
— Dr. Steven Squyres, Professor Astronomy, Cornell University; Principal Investigator of Mars Exploration Rover Project