Intel’s goal is to achieve full representation at all levels of women and underrepresented minorities in the U.S. at Intel by 2020. Our alliance with GEM helps this goal which is fundamental to our ability to continue to innovate and achieve business results. Intel is proud to be GEM’s premier partner.

Michael A. Greene
Vice President, Software and Services Group
General Manager, System Technologies and Optimization
Intel Corporation

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory is proud to partner with GEM in our efforts to attract the nation’s best and brightest to pursue careers in STEM. It is a privilege and inspiration to engage with these early career scientists and engineers who will shape the future of research and development in our country.

Moody Altamimi, Ph.D
Director for the Office of Research Excellence
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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The National GEM Consortium is a critically important part of MIT Lincoln Laboratory's diversity and inclusion programs. GEM has connected us to a much wider pool of top talent pursuing STEM-related degrees.

Eric D. Evans, PhD
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

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As a GEM Alum, I am honored to work with NREL’s senior management to support GEM in their efforts to develop the next generation of top scientific talent.

Roderick Jackson, Ph.D.
Laboratory Program Manager II
Mechanical Engineering

Idaho National Laboratory, where you belong

Terrence Buck
Senior Inclusion & Diversity Consultant
Idaho National Laboratory

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What is GEM?

GEM is a network of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.

GEM Partnership Adds Value

Value Proposition


  • Advanced STEM degree opportunities at a major participating university
  • No financial burden
  • Internships with top major employers


  • Top diverse students intern at your company
  • Reduced total cost of acquiring high level niche technical talent
  • Access to a wide network of diverse technical talent


  • Increase your institution's diverse technical student population
  • Partner with industry leaders
  • Access to a database of top national underrepresented minority (URM) talent

GEM recruits high quality underrepresented students looking to pursue Master’s and Doctoral degrees in applied science and engineering,

More than


applicants per year are screened and matched to employer needs.

Students’ average GPA exceeds


across a wide variety of technical majors.

More than


of students accept full time offers from sponsoring employers.

There have been more than


successful GEM Fellowships since 1976

and matches their specific skills to the specific technical needs of GEM employer partners.

GEM membership helps you get there.

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Costs with GEM0%

Acquiring top talent through GEM costs your organization 56% less than recruiting and onboarding qualified diverse talent on your own.

Contact us to learn more about becoming a GEM member.