STRIVE for CRA Success is a semi-annual guided Study Group.  Sponsored by The Office of Research Administration and Finance (ORAF), it is designed for Northeastern University Research Administrators who are interested in taking the Certified Research Exam (CRA).

Benefits of CRA credentials include: Increased expertise, Professional recognition, increased employment opportunities, and ongoing Professional Development.



CoRAE (Certificate of Research Administration Essentials)

Coming January 2015: The Office of Research Administration and Finance is excited to launch a new training opportunity for College/Departmental/Laboratory staff involved in supporting the University’s research enterprise. The CoRAE program is designed to provide a basic understanding of research administration here at Northeastern University. Topics include the following:

  • Find Opportunities and Prepare Proposals
  • Review and Submission
  • Awards Receipt and Negotiation
  • Award Setup and Administration