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.
Associate professor Maria Dolce, in collaboration with the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, is bringing nursing and dental students together to put into practice the role that oral health plays in overall health.
Students flocked to the Curry Student Center Indoor Quad on Thursday to learn more and ask questions about their peers’ recent co-op experiences abroad.
Some Northeastern students will be working when many others will be spending time with friends and family. Shauna Sullivan, BHS’16, and Elizabeth Howland, BHS’17, are two.