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Reflection from Students - Learn About the Jobs

Learn more about the types of jobs students completed, what they learned and liked, etc...

Every year there is a COOLEST CO-OP VIDEO contest. See some great ones from the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Employer Major Reflection Project Link Student Grad year student picture description
AIDS Action Committee International Affairs PowerPoint Garrett Bollinger 2016

Garrett's Co-op was part of the BCIC program
AIDS Action Committee Sociology PowerPoint Greer McCormick 2013

Greer's Co-op was part of the BCIC program
Aperian Global Anthropology/IAF Brochure Sarina Spector 2014

Arbour Hospital Human Services/IAF Brochure Jennifer Gamez 2014

Jennifer worked at an in-patient Psychiatric Hospital
Arbour Hospital Human Services reflection paper Adria McMillan 2013

Adria worked on an acute adult psychiatric inpatient unit.
Bali Global Foundation Sociology PowerPoint presentation

Emma Miller 2012

Emma also had a blog while on her travels!

Be the Change Human Services and Social Activism/ International Affairs

Frank reflects on his co-op in this blog.

Frank Marino 2012

Frank highlights an issue in this Opportunity Nation blog.

The Bishop Museum Cultural Anthropology

Channing reflects on her co-op in this PowerPoint

Channing Stephens 2015

Channing's Co-op was located in Honolulu Hawaii
BMC Grow Clinic Sociology

Julie reflects on her co-op in this Paper

Julie Landsman 2016

Julie's Co-op was part of the BCIC program
BMC Grow Clinic Human Services and Sociology

Grace reflects on her co-op in this PowerPoint

Grace Burke 2017

Grace's Co-op was part of the BCIC program
Boys and Girls Clubs Boston - Headquarters Sociology


Justine Lambright 2013

This was the Operations position
Boys and Girls Clubs Boston - South Boston Sociology

Reflection Paper

Jamie Schefen 2015

Jamie worked at the South Boston BGCB as the Program Assistant

Boys and Girls Clubs Boston - South Boston Sociology - Pre Med


Jennifer Swan 2015

Jennifer worked at the South Boston BGCB as the Social Recreation Assistant

Cape Town Refugee Centre Human Services

reflection brochure and this article (p.7 of the pdf)

Sarah Lucey 2014

(Sarah was hired through Connect 123). Read more about Sara's other co-op as well.

City of Boston - Mayor's 24 Hour Constituent Service Various Majors Prezi Various Students 2015

The eight co-ops from the summer2/Fall 2012 co-op created this presentation.

Also, see a video about this program - it shows some of our great co-ops in action!

City of Boston - Mayor's 24 Hour Constituent Service Human Services/International Affairs PowerPoint presentation

Lilliam Rivera 2015

City Year Sociology

Learn about her job at City Year Headquarters in the Human Potential (like HR) Department. And, she also gave us a tour of the facility!"

Whitney Belcher 2011

Watch two videos she made for us.

City Year Human Services

Learn about her job at City Year in the Human Potential (like HR) Department.

Liza Ashley 2017

City Year Various majors (5 students - Sp12) Read this PowerPoint to learn about the jobs the 6 students had at City Year Headquarters in Sp12.

And check out their Prezi!" as well!
Various students

Pictured here with CEO and Co-Founder of City Year


City Year is also highlighted on an Employer Spotlight as well.

Crotched Mountain Rehabilition Center Human Services/IAF reflection brochure Francisca Fils-Aime 2014

This co-op is in NH.

Crotched Mountain Rehabilition Center Sociology (has now changed to Psych) Video Emily DaSilva 2015

This co-op is in NH.

DDB Tribal in Berlin Sociology Coolest Co-op Video submission Alex Taylor 2013

This co-op was in Berlin Germany.

Experiential co-op in Brazil Sociology Reflection Paper

Matte Loyce 2013

Matte also had a blog while on her co-op!

The Food Project Health Science Reflection PowerPoint

Matt Stupak 2015

Matt's Co-op was part of the BCIC program

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development Human Services and IAF video Lindsay Voet 2013

Lindsay entered this video in the 2010 COOLEST CO-OP video contest

Read more about Lindsey's other co-op as well.

GICHD - Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Deming Human Services and IAF video Diana Zalaquett 2012

Diana entered this video in the 2011 COOLEST CO-OP video contest
Grand Slam Baseball - India Cultural Anthropology

Sp15 video - so cool!

2013 Coolest Co-op Video submission

And, here is their facebook page.

Jackson Golden 2015

Jackson and a friend started a baseball league in New Dehli, India as an 8 month experiential co-op.

Global Rescue Cultural Anthropology Brochure

Stephanie Kley 2015

Heart Capital Cultural Anthropology/International Affairs PowerPoint

Sarina Spector 2014

This was in Cape Town, South Africa

Heath Elementary School Cultural Anthropology video Abby Huntley 2014

Watch the video she made for us.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Sociology


Jamie Keating 2016

Irish Immigration Center Cultural Anthropology

reflection paper

Sean Hansen 2016

Library of Congress Cultural Anthropology

Northeastern highlighted Jillian's co-op in this Article.

Jillian Chaffee 2015

LIFT Sociology

Learn more about his experience from this article he wrote for me.

Zach Carroll 2011

Zach's third co-op was amazing!! He helped LIFT open a Boston Office (among many other things).

Massachusetts Children's Alliance Human Services Reflection Paper Halie Proulx 2014

Massachusetts Electric Construction Company Sociology PowerPoint Eryka Gosselin-Preston 2013

Eryka worked in the Human Resources office for TWO co-op cycles!
MathWorks Sociology PowerPoint Challis Regan 2017

Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation in Kenya and the State House - International Affairs and Environmental Studies (former Human Services and International Affairs student)

Gwen reflects in this WINNING entry in the 2011 COOLEST CO-OP video contest.

Gwen Kidera 2012

Gwen also worked as a Tour Guide at the State House. She wrote some great articles while she was there. Enjoy!... first article and second article
National Committee on United States-China Relations Sociology PowerPoint Zhenyi "Stephanie" Shi 2012

This is in NYC
Newton Public Schools-Williams Elementary Human Services PowerPoint Kelliann Dietel 2016

Nkoaranga Orphanage in Arusha, Tanzania Sociology reflection paper and pictures Olivia Karwowski 2013

This was in Tanzania Africa
Northern IreĀ­land Council for Ethnic MinoriĀ­ties Sociology and Communication Studies

Sonia Banaszczyk 2015

Sonia's co-op was highlighted on the NU News site for her co-op in Northern Ireland with the Belonging Project.

NU - Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict Cultural Anthropology/International Affairs Reflection paper Alexis Brinkman 2014

She got to do research with renowned professors, Jack Levin and Gordana Rabrenovic
NU-Center of Community Service - Service-Learning Department Sociology Reflection paper Nikki Makwinski 2015

Nikki and the staff made this silly video. Lots of fun!
NU-Curry Student Center - Operations Design Manager Cultural Anthropology Reflection paper Gabby Passaro 2014

Gabby worked as Operations Design Manager Global Health (Self designed - Sociology + other majors) Brochure Erin Cooney 2015

This was in Australia
The Occupy Movement (Experiential Co-op) Social Movements, Activism, and Alternative Governance major Occupy Bryan MacCormack 2012

Bryan reflects on his self-developed "experiential" co-op with the Occupy Movement.

That is him in the middle in the grey shirt.

Pierce School Sociology video Harley Songin 2013

This is in Brookline, MA
Project Bread - Walk for Hunger Human Services Prezi Lauren Gatto 2014

Lauren's Co-op was part of the BCIC program
Proud 2 B Me Human Services

Learn more about her experience from this fabulous reflection brochure

Christie Civetta 2015

Christie did her first co-op at Proud 2 B Me in South Africa (she was hired through Connect 123).

Pro World Human Services/IAF video Margarita Limcaoco 2015

This co-op was in Ghana and Margarita entered this video in the Coolest Co-op video contest.

Root Cause Cultural Anthropology Reflection Paper Emily Resciniti 2016

Emily's Co-op was with the Operations Department
Rosie's Place Sociology Brochure Rosa Harroun 2015

Rosa's Co-op was part of the BCIC program
Rosie's Place Sociology PowerPoint Laura Holtze 2016

Laura's Co-op was part of the BCIC program
Rosie's Place Linguistics/English PowerPoint Anna Siembor 2015

Anna's Co-op was part of the BCIC program
South African Education and Environment Project Sociology PowerPoint Anna Siembor 2015

Greer did this co-op in South Africa (she was hired through Connect 123).
Staples Cultural Anthropology Brochure Julie Paquette 2015

State Senator Sal DiDomenico Human Services/International Affairs PowerPoint Claire Bergsten 2017

Transition House Human Services/International Affairs brochure Heather Viola 2015

Transition House is a domestic Violence agency.
Transportation Children's Center Human Services reflection brochure Ashley Depina 2014

Tremendous Hearts Sociology/Cultural Anthropology + Finance reflection paper Melissa Davis 2016

This co-op is in Cape Town, South Africa. It is a non-profit owned and run by an NU alum.
Triangle Sociology reflection powerpoint kelsey Folkins 2016

This organization supports people living with disabilities.
uAspire Sociology reflection PowerPoint Derek Lin 2017

uAspire is a non-profit working to help with college affordability. The position is funded 20 hours per week by the Charlotte Foundation.
United Service Sociology reflection PowerPoint Elizabeth Joseph 2016

Upham's Corner Health Center Human Services reflection brochure Ashley Depina 2014

YMCA Teen Center Sociology video Danny Rojas 2011

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