The second annual On Fire To Hire Startup Expo convened hundreds of students and 50 startup employers. Find out what some of them said about the challenges and opportunities presented by working for a new business venture.
Whether you have an upcoming job interview and need some pointers or want to know how to improve your LinkedIn profile, the career development office can help. And today, it will host a career fair in the Cabot Center from noon to 4 p.m.
The Curry Student Center Indoor Quad transformed into a global co-op networking portal on Tuesday night, when 130 students connected with some three dozen of their peers to learn about their international co-ops.
Luiz Franciss, DMSB’17, found an exciting experiential learning opportunity this summer at the Kraft Heinz Company in a pretty familiar location: his home country of Brazil.
Ellen Cushman’s research centers on literacy in tribal and urban communities, with a particular focus on exploring language’s role in the everyday struggle for dignity, respect, and change.
“What better way to learn more about different cultures?” said second-year architecture major Davae Gibson, one of more than 500 attendees.
International affairs major David Obadina will help to structure and implement student engagement for END7, an international campaign that is focused on eradicating seven neglected tropical diseases by 2020.
For her third co-op, senior Ashley Cavignano packed a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and flashlight and joined a team of healthcare professionals to deliver care and health education to people in remote villages in Nepal.
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.
Chelsey Goldberg, SSH’16, and Alexa Armstrong, S’16, spent 10 days in Kenya, where they doled out school supplies to studious kids and made life-changing donations to the particularly needy. “I can’t believe you’re here,” one 14 year-old girl told Goldberg.
While working at the U.S. Embassy in Ecuador earlier this year, fourth-year political science major Rose Leopold helped grow the relationship between the Pan American nations.
Jacqueline Ferrante’s, AMD’13, co-op at Gallery 360 helped define her career path. Now, she’s working at A.I.R. Gallery, a Brooklyn art gallery supporting women in the arts, and curating a new show at Northeastern.
On a Dialogue of Civilizations program to India this summer, Northeastern students saw firsthand how the nation of more than 1.2 billion people is preparing for climate change.
More than 100 million adults suffer from debilitating musculoskeletal conditions. Now one Northeastern student—a doctor of physical therapy candidate named Lauren Jarmusz—is working to counter the health scourge, cofounding a startup aimed at connecting people with doctors who specialize in the field.
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.
Working at the Large Hadron Collider has been Nick DePorzio’s dream since his senior year in high school. In a couple weeks, that dream will become a reality when the physics student starts his co-op at CERN, which hosts the famous particle collider.
Here are some facts and figures about Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, powered by students.
Students in the first cohort of an exciting new cancer nanomedicine research co-op program are wrapping up their experiential learning opportunities, which they say have been nothing short of career-defining.
Olivia Nguyen, DMSB’15, was recently accepted into the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program in Vietnam, an experience that will give her the chance to explore her family’s heritage.
President Aoun’s first two Global Officers recently returned to campus for a brief respite from traveling the world. Their collective esprit was high, their desire to share personal anecdotes and life-defining lessons particularly strong.
As part of their video news production course, three students wrote, shot, and edited a short-form piece on Clarissa Turner, a mourning mother whose 24-year-old son was killed in 2011.
At Commencement, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, L’98, urged the Northeastern University School of Law’s newest graduates to believe in themselves, embrace uncertainty, and remember that their education belongs just as much to the entire community as it does to themselves.
Five Northeastern student-researchers have worked to address the worldwide water crisis, designing a solar-powered desalination system that produces potable ocean water.
Five Northeastern student-researchers have retrofitted a rowing machine with an ingenious device, allowing people with paraplegia to exercise without the aid of a trainer.
Northeastern’s Department of Cooperative Education and Career Development hosted the seventh annual Employer-Partner Conference on Tuesday to help co-op employers cultivate their workforce landscape.
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.
Northeastern honored the fifth graduating class of Torch Scholars on Thursday afternoon at the Raytheon Amphitheater, celebrating the countless achievements of this group of young creators, researchers, and globetrotters.
The university revealed the contest winners on Wednesday afternoon at the Cooperative Education Awards, an annual ceremony honoring the co-op accomplishments of a distinguished group of high-achieving students.
Barra, S’15, is a natural-born leader and an insatiable learner, a selfless humanitarian and a member of Northeastern’s “Huntington 100.”
Northeastern recognized a group of seniors for their notable co-op experiences on Wednesday at the annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards ceremony.
The annual Department of Art + Design senior exhibit is now on display in Gallery 360. Curated by the department’s faculty, this show includes work by undergraduate seniors, as well as graduate students in the Information Design and Visualization program.
Hafiz, SSH’15—the global citizen, campus leader, and Torch Scholar—will graduate on Friday, becoming the first member of his family to earn a college degree.
Graduate students in Joseph Guay’s Crisis Mapping for Humanitarian Action course are doing their part to help with the Nepal earthquake relief response by analyzing and sharing data coming out of the region.
Weigel, BHS’15, found her career calling in health and medicine from her many volunteering and community service experiences both in Boston and across the globe. After graduation, she’ll begin graduate studies at Tufts Medical School.
Kelly O’Connell, E’16, and Jake Vergara, E’17, reflected on their life-changing work for Northeastern’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, focusing on how their experiences have shaped their engineering skills, global perspectives, and co-ops.
Incorporating experiential learning, particularly co-op, into college engineering programs is the key to preparing graduates for the workforce, according to Northeastern Provost Stephen W. Director.