Co-op

Next stop: space

Rachael Tompa

Physics and mechanical engineering major Rachael Tompa wants to be an astronaut. She chose Northeastern because of its co-op program which led to her experiential learning opportunity at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Her next stop? Probably the International Space Station.

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Posted in Physics

Animals, advertising, and entrepreneurship—it’s co-​​op on camera

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Alexander Rickert, a biology major, won first place in the 2014 Coolest Co-op Video contest.

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Posted in Biology

Students find life calling through co-​​op

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Nearly two-​​dozen stu­dents shared their co-​​op expe­ri­ences with their peers at the Col­lege of Sci­ence Spring Co-​​op Expo on Friday in the Raytheon Amphithe­ater.

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Posted in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology

Interdisciplinary investigation

Kaitlyn Duffy

Rising senior Kaitlyn Duffy has explored a range of sci­ence and security-​​related topics.

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Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Unique degree program fills void in biotech industry

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Northeastern’s Pro­fes­sional Sci­ence Master’s pro­gram in Biotech­nology fea­tures a unique approach to grad­uate edu­ca­tion.

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Posted in Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Co-​​op in African classroom transforms student’s career outlook

Ever since a high school trip to Zambia to repair dor­mi­to­ries, Danielle Fontaine has been searching for a chance to return to Africa.

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Posted in Psychology

Students Say Co-Op Is A Great Experience

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In this video, students from several departments in the College of Science urger other students to go on co-op.

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Posted in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology

In Germany, fifth-​​year student finds science and self

Dessislava Bogoeva

North­eastern fifth-​​year stu­dent Dessislava Bogoeva was born in Bul­garia and moved to the United States at age 10. Now she feels like she can call Ger­many her third home after taking advan­tage of sev­eral dynamic expe­ri­en­tial learning oppor­tu­ni­ties in the western Euro­pean nation.

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Posted in Biology

Student and Advisor Team Up For Co-Op Success

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Mathew Chamberlain, a fifth year senior, chose to attend Northeastern University because of its co-op program, and he’s participated in two exciting opportunities because of it.

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Posted in Physics

The real NCIS

Jackie Horman

The foren­sics lab isn’t nearly as glam­orous as tele­vi­sion would have you think. Jacquelyn Horman would know. The chem­istry major had watched her fair share of the police pro­ce­dural dramas NCIS and CSI: Miami before landing a co-​​op job with the crime lab at the Mesa, Ariz., police depart­ment. The lab work — not glitzy but crit­ical to inves­ti­ga­tions — strength­ened her interest in the field, she said.

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Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology