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Alison Mertz & Jeffrey Gordon


Students at New Mexico Tech

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Alison Mertz, a senior student at New Mexico Tech, expresses excitement about graduating and exploring various aspects of the mining industry. She is open to different opportunities to discover her specific interest in the field.

Jeffrey Gordon, a second-year graduate student from New Mexico Tech, looks forward to completing his degree in December (2023). He mentions an upcoming internship with Freeport and values gaining practical experience to complement theoretical knowledge.

Looking ahead, both students anticipate positive changes, including increased involvement in committees and more active participation in the industry. They both feel a strong connection to the industry and encourage others to join SME.