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Nov 28, 2022

A Confidence Boost to Succeed in the Telecommunications Industry

Varun Sachdev, MS’09, chose Northeastern University’s College of Engineering to pursue a master’s in telecommunication networks because of its focus on industry experiences to complement the academic program. Sachdev notes, “I had friends who told me about the co-op program—Northeastern’s flagship program. I came in with a lot of academic background, but no industry experience.” […]

Nov 04, 2022

Featured Galante Fellow: Marlena Stanton

Growing up, Marlena always had an affinity for math and chemistry. Coupled with her interest in healthcare and cosmetic chemistry, chemical engineering was the perfect fit. At Northeastern, however, Marlena realized that another passion of hers lies in understanding processes as a whole and being able to use systems thinking to inform decisions. This realization […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 04, 2022

Featured Galante Fellow: Beatriz Feijóo Gómez

Beatriz Feijóo Gómez is a sixth-year student at Northeastern University, graduating December 2022 with a Master of Science in Engineering Management and having previously received her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in May 2021. Beatriz has always had an affinity for math and science, and growing up one of her favorite things to do […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 26, 2022

Securing Mobile Networks 4G to 5G and Beyond

Apoorva Jain, an alumnus of the MS in Telecommunication Networks program, gained valuable experience on an eight-month co-op at telecommunications company Ericsson, working on the systems integration team. Upon graduation he received a full time position at Ericsson in product development and validation. Now Jain is a senior product manager in cloud and network security at Palo Alto Networks.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Joseph Berman

Oct 26, 2022

Seeing Code in Real Life: A Co-op Journey into Robotics

Computer Engineering student Joseph Berman has taken advantage of Northeastern’s experiential learning opportunities. After completing a co-op at Amazon Robotics, he worked in the robotics lab of Associate Professor Taskin Padir, who is also director of the Institute of Experiential Robotics. He is now on co-op in Japan working at Mujin, a startup based in Tokyo with additional branches in Georgia and China. Mujin creates software for industrial robots controlled by a central artificial intelligence hub.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mahankali

Oct 13, 2022

An Industry-Facing Master’s Program Leads to Career at Amazon Web Services

During her master’s program in information systems, Sonia Mahankali dove into a powerful co-op job at cybersecurity firm Appgate as a sales engineer. The experience she gained there set her up for her next career move to Amazon Web Services as a technical account manager.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Shruti Kotian in a piece of Caterpillar Wheel Loader.

Oct 04, 2022

What and Why, Not Just How: Journey from Software Engineer to Product Manager

Main photo: Shruti Kotian, MS’19, information systems, onsite on co-op at Copart where the company stores salvaged cars and trucks for online auction. She learned about the whole process of how salvaged cars are brought into the site and how the app she worked on is used to categorize and auction the inventory. Shruti Kotian […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Prem Mulchandani

Jun 06, 2022

Industrial Engineering Co-op Opens Up New Career Paths

Prem Mulchandani received an MS in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University in 2021. He first became interested in supply chain management while working in India. A co-op experience at Northeastern not only brought his skillset to a new level, but also opened up new career opportunities. Mulchandani spent the Spring 2021 co-op cycle working as […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering