Alexis Boyer

Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Services

Alexis Boyer

Pronouns: she/her/hers Alexis offers career guidance for graduate students and specializes in supporting PhDs. She manages the Manufacturing & Transportation career pathway and collaborates with departments, alumni, and employers to facilitate learning and networking opportunities. Alexis is always excited to work with graduate students as they pursue diverse career trajectories in industry and academe. She received her BA from Franklin & Marshall College, her MA from The Jewish Theological Seminary, and her PhD from Boston University. What is your favorite MIT hack? I love it when the hackers put things on top of the Great Dome! It’s always amusing and the scale and logistics never cease to amaze me.

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Lessons From the Aerospace Life: Networking is Important, Too

By Jordan Cox | Air & Space Magazine

The job: Lara works in the Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T) structures department at the company’s St. Louis facility, where he investigates materials and composites for building lighter and stronger aircraft. Lara has …

By Alexis Boyer
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Melding Traditional Manufacturing Techniques with Technological Advances

Aug 16, 2021 | Stephanie M. McPherson SM ’11 | Slice of MIT

Madeline Salazar ’13 is helping aerospace and defense company Northrop Grumman transform its approach to manufacturing—an effort that, along with her work at other companies, recently earned her a …

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A Deaf Pilot’s Path to Aviation

I am honored to call myself a pilot and join the ranks of around 200 deaf pilots in the nation. …My flying experience has motivated me to earn my private pilot license this fall to further challenge myself as a …

By Alexis Boyer
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Top Self Driving Car Companies & Startups to Watch

By Liza Dixon

Not long ago, the self driving car was talked about as futuristic tech that was decades away, in the same way we think about flying cars today. Thanks to startups, a driverless future without a steering wheel …

By Alexis Boyer
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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Design Competition

Are you ready to put your vehicle/engine design skills to the test? “The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation sponsors design competitions every year. These competitions offer a great opportunity for students to participate in a simulated real-world problem, …

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52 Transportation Companies in Boston

Thinking about your next internship or full time job? Looking for innovative companies poised to disrupt markets with new technology? Check out this list of 52 transportation startups in Boston from BuiltInBoston.

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Rising seas pose an ‘existential threat’ to MBTA, study warns

The report, written by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tulane University, warns that the system must take sweeping action to fortify its coastal infrastructure against the realities of a warming planet. View the full article in the …

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2021 35 Innovators Under 35

Innovative scientists like Anna Goldie (MIT alumna), Jie Xu, and Tammy Hsu are having a positive impact on the field of manufacturing with new, more sustainable materials and scalable technologies.

“The 35 Innovators Under 35 is our yearly opportunity to …

By MIT Technology Review
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Making Millions Of COVID-19 Tests Is Just One Way Thermo Fisher Scientific Is Fighting The Pandemic

Thermo Fisher Scientific is a Fortune 100 company committed to pushing science and technology a step beyond, so scientists have the freedom to be bolder and more innovative. Their instruments and technology help scientists and researchers with important work like …

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22 Interview Questions You Need to Nail to Work for Elon Musk

This past weekend, billionaire Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live. In his opening monologue, Musk poked fun at his “erratic” behavior, saying, “To anyone I’ve offended, I just want to say, I reinvented electric cars, and …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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