Maggy Benson, S’06, might not have become the face of a popular television-style program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History had it not been for Northeastern’s co-op program.
Marley Kimelman, S/SSH’18, recently returned from a co-op in Cape Town, South Africa, where he worked for the city on various green initiatives and revitalized a stagnant water heritage project.
It’s “Shark Week,” and Eva Hayes, S’16, is on co-op in the Bahamas at the Bimini Sharklab, where she swims with sharks and helps the lab study and tag them for research purposes. It’s a “dream co-op,” she said.
At Northeastern, an impressive 50 percent of graduates receive a job offer from a previous co-op employer. But in one Boston apartment, that number is a perfect 100 percent.
David Barra, S’15, is a natural-born leader and an insatiable learner, a selfless humanitarian, and a member of Northeastern’s “Huntington 100.”
Noah Wilson-Rich and co-op student Kelly Allin, whom we first met last spring in an article in Northeastern Magazine, are celebrating publishing their book, “The Bee: A Natural History.”
Visit the New England Aquarium and you may see a fish caught by Northeastern student Alfred Kyrollos, who was part of a biannual fish collecting expedition in the Bahamas in October.
With support from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, Northeastern University will partner with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center to provide co-op experiences to undergraduate students, who will receive training to study and conduct cancer nanomedicine research.
A $1.15 million grant titled “CaNCURE: Cancer Nanomedicine Co-ops for Undergraduate Research Experiences” has been funded by the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health.
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.