Jonathan Kaufman, the new director of the School of Journalism in the College of Arts, Media and Design, shares how he follows the news, what journalism students should know before going on global co-op, and about the 2016 campaign course he’s teaching in the spring.
For her third co-op, senior Ashley Cavignano packed a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and flashlight and joined a team of healthcare professionals to deliver care and health education to people in remote villages in Nepal.
Marley Kimelman, S/SSH’18, recently returned from a co-op in Cape Town, South Africa, where he worked for the city on various green initiatives and revitalized a stagnant water heritage project.
Northeastern recognized a group of seniors for their notable co-op experiences on Wednesday at the annual Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards ceremony.
Weigel, BHS’15, found her career calling in health and medicine from her many volunteering and community service experiences both in Boston and across the globe. After graduation, she’ll begin graduate studies at Tufts Medical School.
Focus on the bright spots. In any place you go, you might initially find that you hate a lot about the place you’re in. The food is weird! There are […]
Why leave Boston? I mean, it has practically every amenity, every resource, and every luxury you could possibly need. The standard of living, both nationally and internationally, is quite high. […]
For students who are thinking about doing an international co-op or who have a strong interest in Middle Eastern studies, this week we will be highlighting the challenges and experiences […]
Everyone who has worked in an office, whether that be for a co-op, internship, or full time job, knows that the first month in a new setting can be overwhelming, […]
At the annual College of Science co-op expo, some two dozen students discussed their co-op experiences at companies, research institutes, and labs from as near as Northeastern’s campus and as far as London, Madagascar, and Australia.
As I realized this week that I have less than 2 months left in South Africa, I’ve also begun to reflect on just how much my international co-op has taught […]
We must do with what we have. Personally, I would not like hearing my doctor say, “we shall improvise”, but it is something that is commonly heard and accepted. […]
When it comes to starting a new job or co-op, one of the things we take for granted is that the work will be done in English. We don’t have […]
Inventive, thrilling, flourishing. Experiential, transformative, connected. Global, urban, network. Opportunity, passion, fearless. Inspiring, supportive, home. These are just a handful of the many responses the university community provided to last week’s […]
Five students who presented at a recent international co-op fair describe their experiential learning opportunities abroad and what made those experiences so meaningful.
When I first told my family that I was thinking of volunteering in Uganda for my first co-op, the responses I received were of fear and apprehension. I assured them […]
Last week, our #TrueNortheastern question asked how Northeastern has made you more global. Your responses revealed a campus community that is global, diverse, and engaged with the world. Experiential learning opportunities […]
I’ve officially made it through week one at the U.S. Embassy in Quito, Ecuador and I have to say, it has surpassed every expectation I had. The community here is […]
A gift from the Victor and William Fung Foundation Limited will establish an endowment fund to provide scholarships to students participating in Northeastern’s international co-op program.
Preparation is key. I leave for Ecuador in exactly five days and I just bought my plane tickets! I know exactly what you’re thinking, for someone writing about job preparation, she […]
The universe has a funny way of unraveling itself. On the eve of my first organic chemistry exam this past September, I found myself in a familiar place: trapped in Snell […]
In 48 hours, I’ll board a plane destined for Cape Town, South Africa to begin my first co-op. My bags are packed, my passport is ready, and my movie playlist […]
This guest post was written by recent NU alum and frequent contributor, Kristina Swope. Congratulations! You got a real job in a brand new city. Now what? Moving to a new […]
Students can now apply for the 2015 Coolest Co-op Video Competition, in which undergraduates submit two-minute videos about their co-op experiences and why they’ve been so rewarding and impactful.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday declared that Northeastern is stronger than ever, recognized the accomplishments of “unsung heroes” in the university community, and revealed the outcome of the Northeastern GO student co-op contest.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun said Tuesday morning that the university’s new national survey of Generation Z sheds light on key areas where higher education must adapt to meet the needs of its customers—students—both now and in the future.
President Joseph E. Aoun discussed co-op, his new global officer position, and leadership lessons on Monday night in a meeting with the Northeastern Student Government Association.
Most people start their careers after graduation. Unless they go to Northeastern where most Huskies graduate with two or three co-ops under their belt. In fact, close to 8,000 students interview and get hired for co-op positions each year by our global network of 3,000 employers.
Northeastern has received a grant through the U.S. Department of State to leverage its global leadership in experiential education by helping three universities in Latin America and the Caribbean bolster their study abroad and student exchange programs.
Northeastern’s president on Monday spoke at the opening plenary at the U.S. State Department’s EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C., where he touted the value of global experiential education programs.
Businesses must be nimble and flexible to adapt to an evolving global supply chain, Spencer Fung, PA’96, group chief operating officer and executive director of Li & Fung, said at Northeastern’s CEO Forum in Hong Kong.
This article was written by Megan Fernandes, a 4th year international affairs student at NU as a guest blogger for The Works. Work. Location. Culture. Last year, a professor told […]
Northeastern recognized a group of extraordinary seniors at the 2014 Cooperative Education Awards, an annual ceremony highlighting students who’ve demonstrated outstanding accomplishments on their co-op experiences across the globe.
Helping pediatric burn victims in China, adding to an eco-village’s infrastructure in Costa Rica, working on a Hollywood movie in South Africa. These were just some of the unique experiences students shared with their peers at last Thursday’s International Co-op Fair.
We at Northeastern are loving the co-op themed tweets this week! Tell us about your experience with #iheartcoop!
“I knew I wanted to travel abroad,” explained Behavioral Neuroscience Senior Jake Jordan, who is currently completing his co-op as a Research Assistant in a lab studying neuroscience in the […]