Our Partnerships

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.

Employer Partners

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:

Educational Partners

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.

Community Partners

Some of Northeastern University—Seattle’s current nonprofit partners include:

Research Partners

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.