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Jun 12, 2024

Adapting to a Civil Engineering Work Environment as an International Student

Jennifer Dueñas López, MS’23, civil engineering, completed a bachelor’s degree in transportation and highway engineering in her home country of Colombia before moving to the Boston area. After graduating from Northeastern with a master’s degree in 2023, she returned to her co-op at HDR to work full-time.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 06, 2024

PhD LEADERs Program Helps Alum Secure Multiple Job Offers and Shape Career Path

Burcu Özek, PhD’24, industrial engineering, credits Northeastern’s LEADERs program with helping her effectively communicate the value of her machine learning research in healthcare, leading to multiple job offers and ultimately guiding her career path.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 05, 2024

Adding an MBA to an Engineering Career Turns Into Executive Success

Timothy Williams, E’06, mechanical engineering, who also earned an MBA from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, has steadily built a career in manufacturing, and now serves as COO at Innofiber by blending engineering skills with business acumen and drawing from three co-op experiences.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 15, 2024

Personalizing a Path With Civil Engineering Co-ops and a Scholarship

Sebastian Lojano, E’24, civil engineering, had co-ops at Bond Brothers, DN Tanks, and Barletta Heavy Construction, which helped him determine his career plans. He was awarded a scholarship from The Moles, a national fraternal organization, for his demonstrated interest in the heavy construction industry.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 08, 2024

A Journey in Data Science and Analytics

Shivam Negi, MS’18, information systems, had a passion for data science. As a student, he was a research assistant contributing to funded projects for international organizations such as the United Nations. He also had a co-op as a data analyst at Boston Children’s Hospital. Today, he is a senior manager of data science and analytics at Walmart.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

May 08, 2024

Leveraging Technology To Solve Real-World Problems

Rishi Parpyani, MS’23, information systems, had a co-op at Peapod as a technology architect. He is now a product data analyst at LP Analyst, a company that provides a cloud-based private asset portfolio management platform. 

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Apr 29, 2024

Goldwater Scholar Shares Her Research Experiences

Kaitlyn Ramesh, E’25, bioengineering, has recently been awarded the prestigious 2024 Barry Goldwater Scholarship for her undergraduate research in the Lu Lab and the Prigozhin Lab. Aside from her research, she has been involved with groups such as the Women’s Research Engagement Network and received other awards such as the AJC Merit Research Scholarship.

Bioengineering

Apr 29, 2024

Personalized Academics and Rich Experiential Learning Leads to Next Step at Medical School

Harold D. Hodgkinson Award recipient, Zachary Hoglund, E’24, bioengineering and biochemistry, has completed two research co-ops, traveled to Ghana as president of the Innovators for Global Health student group, published research, and presented at conferences. Next step: medical school.

Bioengineering