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Feb 03, 2023

Applying What She Has Learned to Succeed at Every Opportunity

Zeenia Singla, MS’23, an Information Systems student currently on co-op as a risk analyst, joined the unit with three years of data analytics experience from significant corporations. Singla attended Northeastern because she believed it would help her improve personally and professionally. Her classes and professors helped her learn and apply many concepts; courses that focused […]

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Feb 03, 2023

Northeastern Gave Me the Courage I Needed to Succeed on Co-op

While studying information systems at Northeastern University, Karan R. Agrawal, MS’23, worked at Vantage Risk on a co-op as a data engineer starting on May 23, 2022. He believes his first-year courses equipped him for data engineering. “Northeastern courses are very industry oriented and focused on practical implementation,” he stated. “My projects here gave me […]

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Mahankali

Oct 13, 2022

An Industry-Facing Master’s Program Leads to Career at Amazon Web Services

During her master’s program in information systems, Sonia Mahankali dove into a powerful co-op job at cybersecurity firm Appgate as a sales engineer. The experience she gained there set her up for her next career move to Amazon Web Services as a technical account manager.

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Shruti Kotian in a piece of Caterpillar Wheel Loader.

Oct 04, 2022

What and Why, Not Just How: Journey from Software Engineer to Product Manager

Main photo: Shruti Kotian, MS’19, information systems, onsite on co-op at Copart where the company stores salvaged cars and trucks for online auction. She learned about the whole process of how salvaged cars are brought into the site and how the app she worked on is used to categorize and auction the inventory. Shruti Kotian […]

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Atul Nipane

Aug 11, 2022

COE Alumnus Pushes Patient Monitoring Forward

Atul Nipane graduated from Northeastern University with an MS in Information Systems in 2017. He is currently a Software Test Engineer at Philips, a position he has held since October 2017. Nipane applies the skills and knowledge he learned through his graduate work to the projects and initiatives he works on at Philips. He develops […]

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Parth Gargava

Aug 11, 2022

Bringing Blockchain Technologies to the Financial World

Parth Gargava joined Northeastern University in the Fall of 2016 as a MS in Information Systems student. Throughout his studies, Gargava focused on advanced data science, application development, machine learning, and artificial intelligence; but it was his passion for blockchain and cryptocurrency that ignited his career.

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Yuqi Fang

Oct 18, 2021

Pivoting to Tech Leads to Co-op and Full-Time Job at Facebook

Yuqi Fang, ME’21, information systems, wanted to pivot her career from psychology to information technology. She joined the information systems program at Northeastern’s Silicon Valley campus, and focused in web development and design. One of Fang’s notable endeavors was a Facebook hackathon, where participants build projects using Facebook programs. She did a co-op with Facebook’s privacy team, and is now a full time software engineer there.

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May 17, 2021

The Total MSIS Package: Courses, Mentoring, Co-op

Sai Kale joined the Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program in Spring 2020, immediately jumping into topics such as application engineering, web development, and user experience engineering. When asked why she chose Northeastern University, Kale states, “The opportunity to learn new technologies through well-designed courses, alongside practical exposure through a strong co-op structure, […]

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