Cooperative Education

Who advises English majors for co-op education?

The English Department’s co-op advisor is Ms. Lisa Doherty. Ms. Doherty office is located in 65 Lake Hall. She can be reached by phone at 617-373-3407 or by email at Please call or email Ms. Doherty to arrange an appointment. Walk-in meetings are sometimes available. Students can also access Ms. Doherty’s schedule through Northeastern University’s Calendar Online. Just type in your Student ID and PIN.

What are some examples of co-op jobs for English majors?

  • Editorial Assistant, The Boston Globe
  • Production Assistant, WGBH Antiques Road Show
  • Technical Writer, Juniper Networks
  • Editorial Assistant, Cengage Learning
  • Teaching Assistant, Newton Public Schools
  • Museum Education Assistant, Commonwealth Museum
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Project Assistant
  • Legal Office Assistant, Cooley Manion Jones
  • Web Content Writer, City of Boston
  • Public Relations Assistant, MathWorks
  • Audio & Video Assistant, Ropes & Gray
  • Communications Specialist, MFS Investments
  • Corporate Marketing Assistant, Commonwealth Financial Network
  • English Instructor & Online Curriculum Assistant, Jiahua Language School
  • Public Relations Assistant, Elevate Communications
  • Dockett Clerk, Plymouth Rock Assurance Company
  • Marketing Intern, Magazine Publishers of America
  • Casting Intern, Powderhouse Productions
  • Social Media Content Assistant, Puma
  • External Affairs Assistant, Mass Attorney General’s Office

Where can I find more information about Northeastern’s co-op program?

For more information about Northeastern University’s co-op program, visit the Division of Cooperative Education’s Web site at