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Nov 05, 2019

An Opportunity to Discover my Homeland

Elise Papazian is a fourth-year BS student in Environmental Engineering from Rhode Island. She completed her first co-op at a civil engineering firm called The Morin Cameron Group in Danvers, MA, and is currently on co-op in Armenia at Optimum Energy working on the design and construction of solar plants. She plans to complete a […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 31, 2019

Invaluable Research Experience on Co-op at the University of Oxford

Michael Fitzgerald, E’20, or Fitz as he is known, is from San Diego, Calif. and is pursuing a BS in Bioengineering with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering and a minor in ethics. He is currently on co-op at the University of Oxford in England conducting neurodegenerative disease research.

Bioengineering

Oct 17, 2019

In Busy, Rewarding Co-ops, Every “Second” Counts

Elal Segev is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in civil engineering and minoring in mathematics. Her first Northeastern co-op was at OCEO, a water filtration startup in Israel. Currently, she’s enjoying a diverse set of experiences in Madagascar through the International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) and Madagascar Research and Conservation Institute (MRCI).

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 17, 2019

‘It’s Another Beautiful Day to Be a Stair Builder’

Civil engineering student Chase Bivona, E’20, is on a six-month co-op in Australia learning more about production and management techniques he hopes can take his father’s 35-year-old custom stair building business to the next level.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Northeastern student Alex Bender works on a Dell laptop in the sunlit offices of Boom Supersonic.

Oct 16, 2019

Supersonic Air Travel is on the Verge of a Comeback, and He’s in the Middle of It

Industrial engineering student Alex Bender, E’20, wanted to pursue the idea of high-speed travel, so he reached out to a company and convinced them to hire him as a co-op.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Sep 27, 2019

Studying Climate Change in India and Nepal

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly led a group of students on a Dialogue of Civilizations in India to study climate change science and policy.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 23, 2019

He Left his Comfort Zone to Explore the Frontiers of Engineering and Culture

Recent graduate Conor Messer, BS Bioengineering 2019, has lived, worked, and studied in Boston, Germany, and Jordan. Now, supported by a Fulbright Scholarship, he’s headed to Abu Dhabi to design a robot to perform minimally invasive cardiac surgery.  by Khalida Sarwari, May 15, 2019 Ever since he can remember, Conor Messer has found himself drawn […]

Bioengineering

May 23, 2019

From Paraguay to Northeastern University

When Ricardo Careaga, MS Energy Systems and Gordon Engineering Leadership Program, 2019, was a child growing up in Asuncion, Paraguay, he would frequently go to buy goods at a corner store in his neighborhood. Roughly 20 years later, in the second year of his graduate degree in Energy Systems at Northeastern University, he is helping […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Gordon Engineering Leadership Program