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.

For Hutchinson family, Northeastern is home

Emily Hutchinson’s first day of classes as a stu­dent at North­eastern coin­cided with her father’s first day of work as asso­ciate director of cor­po­rate part­ner­ships for the university’s ath­letics depart­ment. “It’s so funny how it all worked out,” Emily says. “I def­i­nitely could not have pre­dicted this.”

Under new name, the Office of Global Services is open for international students

For­merly known as the Inter­na­tional Stu­dent and Scholar Insi­ti­tute, the newly-​​named Office of Global Ser­vices offers a wide variety of resources for stu­dents hailing from more than 140 countries.

New professor builds applications that combat cyberattacks

For net­work secu­rity expert Alina Oprea, col­lab­o­ra­tion is the solu­tion to stop­ping future cyber­at­tacks. “People in gov­ern­ment, acad­emia, and industry have the exper­tise to address dif­ferent parts of the problem,” she explains, “but we need to work together in order to have a broader impact.”

It’s Homecoming week: Here’s what’s happening on campus

Home­coming has some­thing for everyone, from the sports fan and music afi­cionado to the polit­ical junkie and community-​​conscious human­i­tarian. Here is a day-​​by-​​day run­down of activ­i­ties and events for the entire week.

Northeastern, US Navy team up for ‘idea hackathon’

The U.S. Navy has turned to North­eastern for its exper­tise in dig­ital sto­ry­telling and data ana­lytics to iden­tify new ways to com­mu­ni­cate the Navy expe­ri­ence to mil­len­nials. Stu­dent coders, designers, and sto­ry­tellers can par­tic­i­pate in the inter­ac­tive hackathon, with prizes for the win­ners. The dead­line to sign up to par­tic­i­pate is today.

Students, faculty praise global experience at Dialogue of Civilizations Fair

The most amazing thing I have ever done.” That’s how senior Christa Blomquist described her Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­gram in Ice­land. At Thursday’s annual dia­logue fair, she was among the stu­dents and fac­ulty who extolled the virtues of living, working, and studying in an unfa­miliar country.