Co-op Student Experiences
Jul 31, 2014
Shuntaro Okuzawa, BS, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 2013—“I was looking at everything from individual processes to entire departments from a bird’s eye view,” said Okuzawa. “My work is all about looking at the bigger picture, what individual tasks fit into a day-to-day operation,” Okuzawa said. “You start with a lot of outdated documents and, through […]
Jul 29, 2014
Ann Polaneczky, BS, Civil Engineering, 2011—“When you’re working in a developing country, you have to approach things completely differently,” said 2011 civil engineering graduate Ann Polaneczky, a project engineer for Partners in Health, a non profit inter na tional health and social jus tice organization. “Your approach has to address anthropological and cultural concerns because […]
Jul 29, 2014
Written by Liz Duffy, BS, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Class of 2011. “I chose Northeastern for the co-op program,” recalls Duffy. “I saw it as a way to get to NASA.” She was right. Duffy started out her career with the government agency as a co-op student in the Planetary Sampling Acquisition and Handling group, which develops and […]
Jul 25, 2014
Chris Nasif, BS, Civil Engineering, 2012—On co-op with an engineering firm in Paris, Northeastern University student Chris Nasif was asked by his manager to write a 10,000-word dissertation on designing earthquake-resistant buildings, a topic with which he was unfamiliar. After shaking off the daunting scope of his assignment, the senior civil and environmental engineering major got to work. […]
Jul 24, 2014
Chemical Engineering students get hands on experience at Procter and Gamble.
Jul 23, 2014
ME student Craig Schmidt, Jr. explains the awesome experiences he is having participating in a NASA internship.
Jul 22, 2014
Sean Burns, BS, Chemical Engineering Class of 2013—“Cancer is something that has interested me throughout my life,” said Burns, a 2013 chemical engineering graduate who attended medical school following graduation. “Even though there are so many treatments, incidence and mortality are on the rise.” Burns — an Avon, Conn., native who enjoys cooking, snowboarding and playing guitar […]
May 01, 2014
Congratulations to this year’s COE Co-op Award recipients who were recognized for their professional development and achievements resulting from their co-op experiences.