Connolly started his first e-commerce business when he was just 14, and he later rebranded and expanded it while studying at Northeastern. He had a goal to one day work at Amazon. First he worked on co-op there, and soon he’ll be starting at the company full time after graduating last week with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
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A team of students from the Northeastern University Economics Society was one of three finalists at the Fiscal Challenge, a competition that charges college students with devising plans to ensure the country’s fiscal future.
As co-ops, Micaela Allen and Eric Su have played an integral role in the launch of Insurify, a company that looks to make shopping for car insurance easier.
John LaBrie and Scott McKinley have been named dean at Northeastern’s regional campuses in Toronto and Seattle, respectively.
“You are all participating in a revolution in urban mobility.” That was the declaration made by Zipcar President Kaye Ceille, who served as the keynote speaker Thursday morning at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
An interdisciplinary panel of Northeastern alumnae—all recent graduates—kicked off the inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference, which aimed to inspire and educate the next generation of women leaders.
Entrepreneurship fever is sweeping Northeastern, and students all across campus are catching the bug. A host of student-run operations is springing up to support Northeastern startups, offering skills and expertise in fields from accounting to graphic design to software coding. To help these groups forge an alliance, faculty member Dan Gregory made a lead gift last fall, inspiring parents, alumni, and faculty to join in. To date, support for the new initiative—which students named Mosaic—comes to $425,000.
Whether it’s for a better salary or added benefits, negotiation is a must before accepting a job offer, says D’Amore-McKim School of Business associate professor Edward Wertheim. Here, he offers tips for confidently sitting at the negotiating table.
A team of Northeastern students, including three seniors, placed third in the Scotiabank International Case Competition last week. So much for “senioritis.”
Nikos Passas, an international financial crime expert, was on Capitol Hill Wednesday telling members of a House Financial Services Committee task force that the global threat of trade-based money laundering is serious but that effective responses are within reach.
The university’s revised outlook is more favorable than much of the higher education sector nationally and is based on Northeastern’s strategic strengths and initiatives. Out of 499 institutions rated by Moody’s, only 15 have been designated as having a positive outlook.
We recently asked members of the Northeastern community to vote on which New Year’s resolutions they’re taking up—and among the top vote getters was “save more, spend less.” Here, Timothy Gagnon, a personal finance expert in the D’Amore McKim School of Business, offers tips to help you achieve this goal.