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.”
The car, which stands 18 inches tall and weighs approximately 25 pounds, is powered by a chemical reaction triggered by a combination of potassium iodine, sulfuric acid, starch, sodium, thiosulfate, and hydrogen peroxide.
Dozens of Northeastern students have worked as part of their global experiential program to help solve the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.
“It’s full steam ahead,” said Alex Walecki, SSH’16, who was looking to find his first professional job in the consulting field. “There’s no reason why I wouldn’t come to an event like this.”
Kelly O’Connell, E’16, came to college with interests in environmental issues and climate change. Today she credits Northeastern’s co-op program, backed by rigorous engineering courses, with guiding her toward her career goals.