Five simple career tips for job-​​hunting seniors

The spring semester is less than one week old, but scores of seniors have already begun looking for their first full-​​time jobs after grad­u­a­tion. Here, Mary Sul­livan, asso­ciate director of Northeastern’s Depart­ment of Career Devel­op­ment, offers up some tips to the enthu­si­astic jobseekers.

Graduate’s startup brings new edge to razor industry

Ten years ago when Adam Simone, then a North­eastern stu­dent, was working on co-​​op at Gillette in Boston, he never imag­ined one day launching a startup to com­pete in the shaving industry. Now, he’s the co-​​founder of Leaf Shave, which has designed a cus­tomiz­able metal razor that he said is both inno­v­a­tive and cost-​​effective.

To architecture students, President Aoun underscores shifts in education toward being personalized, robot-​​proof

During a pre­sen­ta­tion to an archi­tec­ture class on Monday, Pres­i­dent Aoun dis­cussed every­thing from how higher edu­ca­tion has changed in the past decade to the vision that brought the soon-​​to-​​be-​​completed Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Sci­ence and Engi­neering Com­plex to life. Here are some high­lights from the conversation.

Northeastern senior named Schwarzman Scholar

In her senior year at North­eastern Made­line Seibert did a co-​​op in China, where she led an inde­pen­dent study doc­u­menting food losses and waste through Chi­nese supply chains. Now, with the sup­port of her Schwarzman Schol­ar­ship, Seibert will con­tinue this work through a year­long master’s pro­gram at the Tsinghua Uni­ver­sity in Beijing.

Recent grad on election’s front lines in battleground state of Pennsylvania

Chelsie Ouel­lette has spent the past year-​​and-​​a-​​half working for the Hillary Clinton cam­paign. From man­aging teams of cam­paign workers and training vol­un­teers, to engaging with voters and devel­oping strate­gies to reach them, all of it has been with an eye toward Tuesday—Election Day.

New student: ‘Discipline of dance formed my character’

Nicole Szom­stein, SSH’21, never stops moving, whether she’s lending her exper­tise to Bal­letRox, a dance school ded­i­cated to bringing the art­form to Boston youth or double majoring in polit­ical sci­ence and jour­nalism at Northeastern.

New student sees ‘incredible amount of brainpower’ at Northeastern

Tanay Patri has only been on campus for six weeks, but he’s already joined three stu­dent groups and picked out the com­pany for which he would like to do his first co-​​op. “I want to build rela­tion­ships with my peers and find my pas­sion as soon as I can,” he says.