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Student & Alumni Stories

Are you curious to know what it’s like to be a graduate student at Northeastern University? There’s no better way to find out than by listening to our current students and alumni discuss their experiences. These articles and interviews come straight from our alumni community and are full of insights, tips, and advice that can help you determine whether or not Northeastern is the right partner for you as you pursue your graduate education.

Alumni Perspective: Ruchi Gala Shares Her Northeastern Experience photo

October 8, 2019

Alumni Perspective: Ruchi Gala Shares Her Northeastern Experience

Ruchi Gala, a graduate of Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs program, shares her Northeastern experience.

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Insights of an IoT Student: A Conversation with Shyama Sastha K.S. photo

September 12, 2019

Insights of an IoT Student: A Conversation with Shyama Sastha K.S.

Shyama S.K. Srinivasan, a graduate student in Northeastern University’s MS in Computer Systems Engineering program, shares his Northeastern experience.

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Making Great Strides: Vrushali Patil Shares Her Experience photo

September 2, 2019

Making Great Strides: Vrushali Patil Shares Her Experience

Vrushali Patil, a graduate student in Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Telecommunications Networks program, shares her Northeastern experience.

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Alumni Perspective: Rugvedi Kapse Shares Her Northeastern Experience photo

August 30, 2019

Alumni Perspective: Rugvedi Kapse Shares Her Northeastern Experience

Rugvedi Kapse, a graduate student in Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Telecommunications Networks program, shares her Northeastern experience.

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From India to Boston: Varun Shetru Shares His Experience photo

August 8, 2019

From India to Boston: Varun Shetru Shares His Experience

Varun Shetru, a graduate student in Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program, shares his Northeastern experience.

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How One Alum’s Networking Strategy Paid Dividends photo

July 8, 2019

How One Alum's Networking Strategy Paid Dividends

Learn how Pablo Cateriano, Northeastern alum and Director of Strategy for a South American PR firm, leveraged his networking strategy to advance his career.

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How a Master’s Degree in Leadership Helped Skyrocket One Alumna’s Career photo

February 26, 2019

How a Master's Degree in Leadership Helped Skyrocket One Alumna's Career

Find out why this alumna says her MS in Leadership degree from Northeastern was her "golden ticket" to professional and personal success.

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Inside Minor League Baseball: One Sports Leadership Alumna Shares Her Story photo

November 27, 2018

Inside Minor League Baseball: One Sports Leadership Alumna Shares Her Story

Julie Hershkowitz, director of Client Services & Hospitality for the Pawtucket Red Sox, describes her professional journey.

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An Alumni Perspective: Is Grad School Worth It? photo

November 1, 2018

An Alumni Perspective: Is Grad School Worth It?

Northeastern alumna Vanessa Bush discusses why graduate school was a worthwhile investment for her.

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Alumni Advice: How to Know if a Master’s in Education is Right for You photo

August 22, 2018

Alumni Advice: How to Know if a Master's in Education is Right for You

Alumna Vanessa Bush shares her journey to earning her master's in higher education administration and outlines the questions prospective students should ask themselves before applying.

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