Located in Boston, MA, Merrill is a leading investment management company. They have been a part of the Northeastern co-op program for approximately 20 years. Until 2000 the company hired an average of 4 to 8 students per year in their Boston Office. In 2000 the company expanded and hired students in both the New York and San Francisco offices. The program in New York was a tremendous success and each year since, Merrill has been one of the top employers of the NU program for the College of Business Administration. The program at Merrill is very diverse with opportunities available to students across many business units and functions, they hired over 140 co-op students during 2008-2009 and they continue to expand. The company received a Co-op Employer Award in 2007 and is being recognized this year with a Co-op Centennial Employer Recognition Award for their continued partnership with Northeastern.