Co-op Student Experiences
Nov 28, 2022
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
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 […]
Nov 04, 2022
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 […]
Oct 26, 2022
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.
Oct 26, 2022
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.
Oct 13, 2022
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.
Oct 04, 2022
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 […]
Jun 06, 2022
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 […]