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Co-op Student Experiences

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Oct 28, 2020


As an undergraduate major in Industrial Engineering and a masters student in Engineering Management, Lianna Schuele is focused on studying business processes to make them as time- and cost-efficient as possible ― while still delivering high levels of customer service.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 09, 2020

Hasbro Encouraged My Personal Growth

Co-oping at Hasbro provided electrical engineering undergraduate student Jamie Wong great personal and professional growth. “For my co-op, I got the job through the Northeastern system and I think this helped because Northeastern has a history of co-ops at Hasbro. I probably wouldn’t have found the co-op if it wasn’t on NUcareers (which is NUworks […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 09, 2020

An Incredible Co-op Experience at NASA

Elizabeth Wig, E’20, electrical engineering, had co-op experiences at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration. “My co-op experience was an incredible opportunity! I worked with the F-18 supersonic aircraft. My project involved equipping these supersonic planes with ADS-B, a way for aircraft to communicate their GPS position and velocity […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 07, 2020

Using Robots for Testing Medical Protective Equipment

During the heights of the COVID-19 pandemic, ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir and his research team, including electrical engineering co-op students, created a method to use robotic technology to assist manufacturers in the testing of surgical masks and gowns, which otherwise would have been shipped to testing facilities that could take months for results.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 01, 2020

Using Mechanical Engineering to Span Industries, Travel the Globe

With co-ops at Daimler AG and Amazon Robotics, Botakoz Koshkarova, E’20, mechanical engineering, is now an engineer at Apple in Silicon Valley.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 31, 2020

The Journey to Food Sustainability Requires Chemical Engineering

What do you get when you combine a knack for chemistry and math? A chemical engineering major, according to Samantha Roman, E’20. “I was good at both of them,” she said with a laugh. Although chemical engineering in college is not just chemistry and math, Roman added. “But I chose it because I loved seeing […]

Chemical Engineering

Aug 26, 2020

Industrial Engineering Grad Set to Use Data Analysis on Real-World Issues

Varun Senthil, MS ’20, industrial engineering, completed a co-op at Oak Ridge National Labs and co-wrote a soon-to-be-published paper.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 23, 2020

Developing Devices to Keep Employees Physically Distant

Data Analytics Engineering student Jignesh Jadhav, MS’20, and Computer Systems Engineering student Yiqiang Wang, MS’20, while working on co-op at Iterate Labs, developed wearable devices to help judge physical distance and alerts the wearer if someone gets to close.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)