Northeastern University – Seattle welcomes new research, business, and educational partnerships across the region. To learn how your organization can become a part of Northeastern’s global network, contact Mary Trimarco, Business Development Officer.
Northeastern’s distinctive approach to integrating rigorous classroom study with real-world experience creates a far more powerful way to learn. Our students enter the workforce with professional, career-related experience.
Northeastern’s Cooperative Education (“co-op”) program is a nationally recognized experiential academic model proven to prepare students for the working world. Northeastern graduate and undergraduate students can alternate between periods of academic study and six-month periods of paid, full-time employment experience related to their major or career interests.
More than 7,500 students work annually with 2,500 co-op employers worldwide. Our students have taken advantage of a range of co-op opportunities with Seattle-based employers, including:
- Blab, Inc.
- TUNE, Inc.
Northeastern is proud to partner with Seattle Works to provide our volunteer leaders with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience, and to grow as individuals to create a better society. Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies offers eligible Seattle Works volunteer leaders and leadership training graduates a 10-percent tuition discount toward a selection of unique graduate degree programs offered at the Seattle campus, including Nonprofit Management, Commerce and Economic Development, and Project Management.
Some of Northeastern University—Seattle’s current nonprofit partners include:
- Downtown Seattle Association
- Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County
- Seattle CityClub
- Seattle Metropolitan Chamber
- Seattle Sports Commission
- Seattle Works
- Society for Human Resources Management-Seattle
- South Lake Union Chamber
- Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association
- Washington Global Health Alliance
- Washington Technology Industry Association
Granted approximately $100 million in research awards annually, Northeastern’s research centers and institutions focus on interdisciplinary and translational research that meets societal needs in a variety of subject areas, and provides the technology that faculty and students need to pursue their scientific and scholarly endeavors. Visit Northeastern’s Research Center and Institutes page for a full listing of centers.