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Feb 16, 2024

Sherman Center Venture Co-op: Frieda Huang

Product Development student Frieda Huang, MS’24, is on a venture co-op at the Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education and is the founder of Moonshot, a web application that provides real-time feedback and suggestions for foreign-born professionals to know exactly how to respond in an online conversation.

Feb 14, 2024

Developing a Career in Renewable Energy on Co-op and in the Lab

After two co-ops, working in an on-campus lab, and their time with AerospaceNU, CJ Huey feels that they have made the most of their Northeastern experience. The secret to their success was not being afraid to take charge of important work.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 12, 2024

Discovering Unexpected New Career Paths Through Co-op

Matthew Bowman, E’25, chemical engineering and physics, had two co-ops that took him in very different directions, but it meant he was able to find a unique career path in 3D printing he didn’t initially consider. He’s now looking forward to seeing where that path takes him. Matthew Bowman, E’25, chemical engineering and physics, knew […]

Chemical Engineering

Feb 09, 2024

ChE Alum Guiding Companies to a Sustainable Future

Chemical Engineering alum Abhijeet Parvatker, PhD’21, is using the expertise he gained while in Northeastern’s LEADERS fellowship program to guide companies towards complying with a new federal rule that will require companies to disclose the chemical emissions for every product sold.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 06, 2024

Making an Impact by Integrating AI Automation on Co-op

As the second co-op at Karl Storz Endovision, Inc. in Northeastern’s entire history, Rohan Ghorpade made sure to make quite the impact. By introducing AI to the company, he revolutionized their supply chain’s automation on a global level.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 05, 2024

Applying Industrial Engineering to Global Diplomacy and Humanitarianism

By combining the logistics of industrial engineering and the humanity of political science, Sebastian Chávez Da Silva is deeply committed to making a global impact with his degree — even in a time of crisis.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 02, 2024

Living Life in Co-ops: An Alumnus’ Advice

After three vastly different co-op experiences and working as chief of staff at a Series A company, Alex Bender has realized he wants to live his life in co-ops. The next big step? Starting his own non-profit.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 01, 2024

Global Co-op Gives Bioengineering Researcher Hope for Equitable Health Care

As she begins her pursuit of a PhD, Ashka Patel, E’24, hopes to use what she has learned on co-op in Boston and beyond to create a more innovative and equitable health care system.

Bioengineering