Co-op Student Experiences

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portrait Spencer Lake Jacobs-Skolik

May 03, 2021

Research Experiences Recognized with Goldwater Scholarship

As a freshman in the explore program, Spencer Lake Jacobs-Skolik, E’22, electrical engineering, knew that he wanted to be involved in neuroscience. He quickly realized that to study neuroscience, he’d probably need to go to grad school. And before grad school, he’d need to be involved in research. With these goals in mind, Jacobs-Skolik seized […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

student working in chemical engineering lab

May 03, 2021

A Future in Cancer Research for this Goldwater Scholar

Cameron Young, E’22, chemical engineering and biochemistry, wants to see medical research translate directly to personalized treatments. He has carried this mission through both of his co-op experiences and through his research under Assistant Professor Ambika Bajpayee. “A lot of times there’s a disconnect between academic research that goes on in the lab and …really […]

Chemical Engineering

student on co-op working at desk with laptop and writing

Apr 27, 2021

Co-op in Costa Rica Focused on Solar Energy

Saul Blain, E’23, in his own words, has taken on “a whole spectrum” of responsibilities at Avolta Energy, the Costa Rican solar energy firm where he is currently on co-op.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

student on co-op in lab

Apr 21, 2021

Combining Energy and Leadership Programs to Make an Impact

AbdurRehman Rashid, ME’20, energy systems, and certificate in engineering leadership, knew early on that he wanted to make the world a better place through engineering. Growing up in Pakistan, at 18 he moved to Medford, Massachusetts, to attend Tufts University for his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, which he completed in 2016. After working for […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

student in mechanical engineering lab

Apr 18, 2021

The Power of Community

The S-POWER scholars program helped Juan Mesa, E’21, mechanical engineering, find a true community and gave him the opportunity to become the best version of himself. Awarded a GEM Fellowship, he will be attending Carnegie Mellon University to pursue a PhD in advanced hydrogen energy systems.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

student overseas in Chile standing at top of mountain

Apr 12, 2021

Her Work in Four Countries Prepares a Bioengineering Student for a Global Career

It might seem unusual that Kerry Eller discovered her passion for bioengineering during a month-long Dialogue of Civilizations to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. After all, it was an international relations program with courses on disarmament and international law. But in addition to her classes, Eller conducted independent research for a paper on global engineering. These are just a couple of experiences that led Eller to earn the Truman Scholar and the Harold D. Hodgkinson Award.

Bioengineering

student poses while in Hong Kong with city in background

Apr 06, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Luis Ye Fung

Go Abroad! Luis Ye Fung has been a Galante Fellow since the summer of 2020. This May, Fung will graduate from Northeastern with his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and master’s degree in Engineering Management. While at Northeastern he had the chance to study abroad in Hong Kong and spend a summer in Taiwan as […]

Louiza Wise

Apr 05, 2021

Wise Receives 2021 Compass Award

Environmental engineering student Louiza Wise, E’21, won a 2021 Compass Award which recognizes exemplary students from the senior class who, during their time on campus, have demonstrated a true dedication to a core set of values: leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity, and commitment to Northeastern.

Civil & Environmental Engineering