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May 24, 2023

Mastering Full Stack Development

Jinal Mamaniya is a Full Stack Developer with 7+ years of hands-on experience designing, developing, implementing, and testing applications and solutions using a variety of front-end and back-end technologies. Her previous experiences and interest in the Information Systems field pushed her to Northeastern University. Her goals on arrival were to leverage her broad development experience […]

May 08, 2023

Community of Support in the MSIS-Bridge Program

Prior to enrolling in the MS in Information Systems-Bridge (MSIS-Bridge) program, Bhavin Bhatia was working in India as an HR administrator in corporate functions. He always wanted to pursue his master’s degree and the field of computer science. He is now on co-op at Siemen’s working in software testing.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Apr 24, 2023

Finding a Community of Peers with MSIS-Bridge in Silicon Valley

With a bachelor’s degree in linguistics, Yang Jiang joined the MSIS-Bridge program in Silicon Valley after working in Japan as a technology consultant and program manager at Accenture. She wanted to change her career to a software engineer to understand how the software is developed rather only implement the technology solutions.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Apr 24, 2023

Career Change from Paralegal to Data Analyst with MSIS-Bridge

Kaleigh Sieczkowski, a student of the MS in Information Systems-Bridge (MSIS-Bridge) program, made a career pivot when she realized her passion for solving problems using technology. She studied international relations at Michigan State University, subsequently working as a paralegal. She plans to become a business intelligence analyst after graduating.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Apr 18, 2023

Building Skills to Last a Lifetime

Archit Nigam completed his co-op as a Software Engineer at Bracebridge Capital, LLC in December 2022. Bracebridge Capital is a Boston-based hedge fund manager that oversees assets for a diverse, sophisticated, global investor base that includes endowments, foundations, pensions, and more. Nigam believes that Northeastern University’s Information Systems program has helped him evolve into a […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Mar 31, 2023

Putting her Software Engineering Skills to Work at DraftKings and Amazon

Qian Li, who is from China, joined the MS in Information Systems-Bridge program in Spring 2021 on Northeastern’s Seattle campus. Her undergraduate education was in management and she wanted to transition into high-tech. In the MSIS-Bridge program she had a co-op at DraftKings as a software engineer. She received a full-time position at Amazon as a software engineer.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Mar 07, 2023

Pursuing an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern’s Roux Institute

Chinemeremma Collins Okara is pursuing an MS in Electrical and Computer engineering degree at Northeastern’s Roux Institute in Portland, Maine, with a goal to become an embedded systems engineer working in the internet of things.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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 […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)