The university celebrated the highest achievements of students, faculty, and staff at the sixth annual Academic Honors Convocation on Thursday afternoon in East Village.
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.
Now in its second year, the program runs concurrent with the Summer 1 half-semester and enables rising sophomores to earn up to eight course credits in just six to eight weeks. Registration is now open.
The Princeton Review has named Northeastern as one of 50 colleges “that launch careers by going beyond the classroom.” The recognition follows a wide-ranging survey—reported here last week—in which employers indicated that 86 percent of Northeastern graduates working at their companies were either “very prepared” or “highly prepared,” compared to 64 percent of other recent graduates.
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.
Since its inception in 2013, the conference has attracted hundreds of students and inspired the creation of a new course in hedge funds, real assets, and private equity. It is organized by a group of students in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, who work year-round to bring some of the industry’s biggest players to campus.
Ali Campbell, SSH’17, wants to combine the rigors of research with the art of photography to effect social change. Her upcoming photo exhibit, “Rwanda Unseen,” is a prime example.
You’ve submitted an impeccable resumé and aced the job interview with your dream employer. Now you have to follow up. Here are some tips for corresponding with your hiring manager, with insight from Susan Loffredo, an associate director of Northeastern’s Career Development department.
Halle O’Conor, AMD’17, wants to work for The Tonight Show. To make her application stand out, she’s been doing a little “sightseeing” with a cardboard cutout of the gregarious host, stopping in Italy, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.
More than 180 students will be participating in the Center of Community Service’s Alternative Spring Break program this week. One group of young humanitarians will be volunteering with a Texas-based nonprofit that was founded by labor rights activist César Chávez to help families fight deportations and effect positive social change in their community.
A team of Northeastern students placed first at the 31st Annual International Model NATO Conference in Washington D.C. earlier this month, marking the fifth consecutive year in which a delegation from the university has won the competition.
“I had thought about being a doctor before this experience,” said Keeyon Olia, S’18, “but not as seriously and not with as much confidence.”