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.
Whether it’s learning to speak a new language or play a new instrument, Susan Ambrose, Northeastern’s senior vice provost for undergraduate education and experiential learning, suggests a step-by-step approach for broadening your horizons.
Many Northeastern students have just begun their first co-op. To help them succeed, we asked a handful of current Northeastern students who are co-op veterans to share some workplace wisdom.