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The leader in global experiential learning 

No other university offers the range of opportunities to earn experience that we do. And we continue to evolve those opportunities through our expanding worldwide network of campuses, partners, and alumni. It’s how we empower you to learn and solve problems with the agility and global mindset our complex world requires.

  • Learn in new contexts and apply your knowledge to real-world problems. 
  • Take part in opportunities that span—and positively impact—the world. 
  • Boost skills, agility, and connections to navigate what’s next for you.  


Discover our renowned global co-op program.. Alternate academics with periods of professional work to explore career paths, gain invaluable experience, and make connections.

Opportunity by the numbers


co-op placements for fall 2023, up from 6,301 in 2006


co-op partners across the U.S. and the world 


countries where Northeastern has provided experiential learning opportunities

In the world, for the world

Hear the latest on students’ experiential learning journeys.


Empower people and communities across the globe through our 73 service-learning course options.

Dialogue of Civilizations

Focus more closely on critical issues facing society in a faculty-led program abroad.

Student research

Work closely with faculty and industry experts to identify and develop solutions that address societal challenges.


Take courses that sharpen your entrepreneurial instincts. Join a venture. And access a global community of people and resources to create, launch, and make your impact.

Our Experiential Network (XN)

Graduate students can gain invaluable experience by participating in six-week virtual projects with our real-world partners.

Office of the Chancellor

Supports learning anytime, anywhere from the moment students enroll through graduation, and throughout their careers

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