Co-op Student Experiences
Nov 18, 2021
Bioengineering student Ella Strzegowski, E’23, is spending her co-op working at Moderna on quality control measures to examine the molecules in the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine solution.
Nov 10, 2021
Chemical Engineering Master’s Student Works Toward Better Electric Vehicles with Battery Materials on Co-op
As electric vehicles become more prominent, accessible, and convenient, it is imperative that research continues to push the reliability of their batteries further. That’s what Haroon Bukhari, a chemical engineering master’s student explores each day as an employee on co-op at Rogers Corporation which is based onsite on Northeastern’s Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Oct 20, 2021
Nitin Sunda, ME’21, cyber physical systems with the internet of things concentration, credits the skills that he learned in class with him landing a co-op at tech company Nokia. His program is at Northeastern’s Silicon Valley campus. Now he has full time job offers from Nokia and Amazon.
Sep 23, 2021
Aman Kushwaha, ME’22, telecommunication networks, completed a co-op at Nokia as an Infrastructure and DevOps Intern setting up automation tools for data centers and optimizing pre-existing architecture to equip them with upcoming technologies. The MS in Telecommunication networks covering computer systems networking and telecommunications is an area as Kushwaha says that “every conglomerate, every infrastructure, every organization stands tall with the help of communications and inter-networking (internet).”
Jul 29, 2021
David Mazzotta, a third-year BS Civil Engineering student in the Northeastern Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was awarded a DN Tanks Scholarship. The DN Tanks Scholarship program was established by the company to recognize the important contributions of the company’s co-op and intern students. “For over forty-five years, these students have played an important […]
Jul 19, 2021
Paola Kefallinos, E’23, ME’24, mechanical engineering, was recently awarded the Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship.
Jun 03, 2021
Caitlynn Tov, E’21, bioengineering, conducted research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on the TEAL Bio face mask while on co-op, leading to her authoring/contributing to two papers and three patents. The mask is made of a clear silicone rubber material with removable filters and is equally as effective as the N95 mask.
May 27, 2021
When the co-op of Jared Covell, E’22, mechanical engineering, was canceled by the pandemic, he ended up working as a design engineer at a dream company for mechanical engineering, Tesla, with the support, mentoring and network of connections of his co-op coordinator. As a project lead on Tesla’s Drive Systems Structures team, Covell modeled components for a dynamometer assembly used to test a new electric motor. He led design reviews among the company’s structures, lubrication, and motor teams — then applied their feedback to optimize his models in the next iteration.