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Ask a MEMbassador

A MEMbassador is here to help our potential and current students with any questions or issues they may have.

To send a question to a MEMbassador, please email them at or contact an individual person using the forms below.

Arushi Kulshreshth

Arushi joined the MEM program in the fall of 21 and is currently in her final semester. She is enrolled in the professional practice concentration and is doing a full-time CO-OP this fall. She is working as a project management intern with Extreme Networks. She loves our MEM program because of its diversity in terms of concentrations and gives you the flexibility to determine “What you want to do.”

Arushi’s areas of interest lie in project management, strategic planning, event planning and building cross-cultural teams. Her prior experience is in entrepreneurship and building her startup in India and upscaling it to $100,000 in revenues in the ed-tech field until she decided to pursue the MEM program. You would find her vlogging for her YouTube channel or watching reruns of The Office or Modern Family in her free time.

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 8 – 9 am
  • Wednesday 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Contact Arushi Kulshreshth

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Malavika Reddy Kolagatla | MEMbassador | NC State MEM

Malavika Reedy Kolagatla

Malavika joined NC State in the Spring of 2022 to pursue her degree in engineering management. She chose the “Build Your Own” concentration, one of the main reasons she chose NC State, to tailor and align the program with her career goals. IT product and project management are her focus areas as she has previous Big4 experience in IT Risk and project management. She adores being a leader and managing teams.

Malavika loves to go exploring and is the outdoors type if you need recommendations on exploring Raleigh and NC. On most free weekends, she can be found kayaking or hiking on many beautiful lakes and trails in and around Raleigh.

Office Hours

  • Monday 4 – 5 pm
  • Thursday 4 – 5 pm

Contact Malavika Reedy Kolagatla

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Want to be a MEMbassador?

The Master of Engineering Management Program at NC State is seeking highly qualified students to serve on our MEMbassador team. They provide high-quality service throughout the Program, develop leadership skills and further personal and professional growth. MEMbassadors are involved with activities related to outreach, recruiting, retention, and most importantly, student success. They strive to enrich the educational experience for our students.

As a MEMbassador, you will promote the goals of the MEM Program and act as a mentor to newer students. You should be enthusiastic and have a good work ethic. You will work an average of 10 hours a week with occasional nights and weekends and participate in leadership training.  Opportunities exist for you to work over the summer as well. The MEMbassador Team is composed of more experienced engineering management students who are willing to help their fellow students.


  • High level of personal and professional character; willingness to develop leadership skills; commitment to serving on a team; dedication to delivering more than what is asked.
  • Enthusiasm about the impact of engineering and management, our College and NC State.
  • Availability to serve on our Team for at least two semesters.
  • Must have satisfactory academic progress toward your MEM degree and be in good standing with the university.


  • Attend MEMbassador Team training.
  • Attend most MEM-related events throughout the semester like orientations, seminars, celebrations, etc.


Contact the Director of the MEM Program at