Co-op Student Experiences

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Apr 14, 2014

‘Huntington 100’ students honored for their achievements

Northeastern’s newest “Hunt­ington 100,” a group of extra­or­di­nary stu­dents selected for their impres­sive achieve­ments and impact both on campus and around the world, was hon­ored last week at a recep­tion with uni­ver­sity leaders, fac­ulty, and staff. The honor, now in its second year, rec­og­nizes seniors and under­classmen who have excelled in their respec­tive areas—from research and […]

Mar 28, 2014

COE Silicon Valley Spring Break

ECE Professor & Chair Sheila S. Hemami, Professor David Kaeli, and Coop Coordinators Brian Albrecht & George Kent arranged for ECE students to visit a range of Silicon Valley companies, meet with employees, and hear presentations on company benefits. In the past, students who have gone on the trip have enjoyed learning about big-name companies such […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 06, 2013

Off to the races

UPDATE, June 19, 2013: Northeastern’s solar boat team took first place in the visual pre­sen­ta­tion, second place in the tech­nical report, and 10th overall at the 2013 Solar Splash competition. A team of North­eastern stu­dents is hoping to make a splash at an annual solar boat com­pe­ti­tion next week. Well, maybe not too much of […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 22, 2013

Drive it to break it

Recent mechan­ical engi­neering grad­uate Andy Benn isn’t used to having time on his hands. Spending an after­noon playing tennis and eating lob­ster rolls, is well, unprece­dented for the former Baja team cap­tain who said he was clocking 80 to 100 hours a week in the auto shop in the base­ment of Richards Hall before grad­u­ating ear­lier this month. In case […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 02, 2013

Family’s health scare helps student find calling

When he was just 7 years old, grad­u­ating senior Kendall Sanderson’s mother was diag­nosed with breast cancer. The tumor needed to be removed with emer­gency surgery, according to her son, but com­pli­ca­tions in the hospital’s sched­uling pro­tocol forced a three-​​week delay in the procedure. To the indus­trial engi­neering major, one of the most fas­ci­nating prob­lems to solve […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 26, 2013

Co-​​op student charts new course at computer giant

As com­puting giant IBM has grown, it has expanded dra­mat­i­cally in places around the globe. But in coun­tries like the Philip­pines, the com­pany grew so quickly that some of its key cor­po­rate doc­u­ments, like charts that track the struc­ture and respon­si­bil­i­ties of each of its employees, were never updated to match the new normal. But last year that […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 11, 2013

Congratulations Kendall Sanderson

Kendall Sanderson, a senior Industrial Engineering student was selected to receive Northeastern’s 2013 Outstanding Co-op Education award for his work in the healthcare profession. In 1971, the University established the Cooperative Education Awards to spotlight outstanding seniors in the co-op program. Selected from all undergraduate colleges by co-op faculty coordinators, the recipients are honored at an annual […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 12, 2012

Beating cancer, one nanoparticle at a time

Small wonder that Sean Burns, E’13, spends 10 hours a day in a med­ical oncology lab­o­ra­tory at the Dana-​​Farber Cancer Insti­tute, devel­oping and improving nanopar­ticle screening methods for testing the effec­tive­ness of poten­tial drugs on many forms of cancer: His mom is a nurse and sev­eral of his family mem­bers have bat­tled the disease. “Cancer is […]

Chemical Engineering