Marissa Garcia

Episode 33: A Pathway to Become a NASA Engineer

Meet Marissa Garcia, a NASA engineer from El Paso, TX, who shares with us her story, and the tips & tricks that helped her land a job a NASA. 

Marissa is a native of El Paso, TX, and pursued both her Bachelor’s and Master's degrees in Engineering at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). She tells us what it was like to study at a Hispanic Serving Institution, her experience as a young engineer, and the top 3 pieces of advice that helped her land a job at NASA. 

Some of the opportunities mentioned in this episode:

The Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research (cSETR) at UTEP:


NASA Internships Opportunities:



LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marissa-garcia-7759a2166/