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Alexandra Rivera

Alexandra Rivera '21 has been named a National GEM Consortium fellow. The program will fund her graduate degree in engineering and her internship in nuclear chemical science.

Alexandra Rivera '21, a mechanical engineering major and Spanish studies minor, has won a fellowship with the National GEM Consortium.

The fellowship will provide full tuition and a stipend as Rivera pursues a Master of Science in the Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) department of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. Rivera will also work as a lab assistant in the department and as a graduate student intern in the Nuclear Chemical Science Division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, an employer partner with GEM.

About the GEM Fellowship Program

The mission of The National GEM Consortium is to enhance the value of the nation’s human capital by increasing the participation of underrepresented groups at the master’s and doctoral levels in engineering and science. GEM’s fellowship programs span the entire recruitment, retention, and professional development spectrum. GEM’s principal activity is the provision of graduate fellowships at the MS and PhD levels coupled with paid summer internships. GEM also offers fellowships without paid summer internships through the GEM University and Associate Fellowship programs.

Alexandra Rivera