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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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Mar 16, 2021

Front-End Developer to Full Stack Engineer

Jayashree Patel, ME‘21, information systems, has always been enchanted by computer science and used to wonder how a few lines of code could lead to the development of software that we use in our daily lives. Due to her curiosity to know how coding works, she journeyed on the path of learning programming. Patel started learning HTML and CSS at a […]

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Jayshil Jain

Mar 16, 2021

MS in Information Systems Co-op as Business Intelligence Engineer at Dell Technologies

The Master of Science in Information Systems program at Northeastern University always stood out to Jayshil Jain, ME’21, information systems, as being at the forefront of their domain by blending industry relevant experience with an innovative curriculum. Jain says, “The classes help students understand not only how to build, but how to work on real-world […]

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student working on computer with Amazon stick on the back of laptop

Feb 26, 2020

Co-op to Full-Time Job at Amazon

Vaishali Tripathi, a second-year MS in Information Systems student, completed a co-op at Amazon in December 2019 and was extended a full-time offer upon graduation. The co-op lasted six months and was an invaluable experience that allowed her to learn about developing a Self-Service User Interface-based operational excellence tool for process automation—from scratch! Several agreements […]

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hanan throwing her graduation cap up in the air

Feb 04, 2020

MS in IS Grad Turned Data Scientist

Hanan Khalid Alsalamah, ME’18, information systems, came to Northeastern University from Saudi Arabia, her home country, in the fall semester of 2016 having already researched how she wanted to navigate her way through the MS in Information Systems program. This preparation coupled with her hard work in the innovative program led to an amazing opportunity […]

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