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Apr 05, 2024

Expanding a Structural Engineering Co-op into a Full-Time Position

Terenia Hankewycz, civil engineering, E’22, was able to go more in-depth with each co-op in the civil engineering industry. With a particular focus on structural engineering, she returned to one of her co-ops full-time after graduation.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 05, 2024

Taking Advantage of a Long-Awaited Co-op Abroad

After two co-ops locally, Reem Gawish, E’24, civil engineering, had her third and final co-op at F-1 in Singapore working at the F-1 racetrack helping the team prepare for the year’s Singapore Grand Prix.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 01, 2024

Bioengineering Student Takes Management Consulting Co-op in Saudi Arabia

Third year bioengineering student Yousif Elaidi is developing management and consulting skills on a co-op in Saudi Arabia, which he sees as transformed from his childhood visits into an international crossroad for businesses from multiple regions.


Mar 11, 2024

Working for an Environmental Engineering Opportunity Worth Having

Between two co-ops both abroad and in Boston, Charlotte Andrews, E’24, environmental engineering, MS’25, engineering and public policy, has figured out what role she wants to play in the environmental engineering field.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 01, 2024

Using Civil Engineering to Make Boston a Better City for All

Emily Urbanski, E’24, civil engineering, knew from the start that Boston was the right place to be as a civil engineer. After two co-ops and plenty of on-campus involvement, her hope is to change the city’s transit system for the better.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 23, 2024

Exploring a Wealth of Options to Pursue Unique Educational Paths

Julia Treese, E’24, chemical engineering, started her Northeastern journey in the Explore program. After three co-ops and a variety of extracurriculars, she has found that biotech is her calling.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 14, 2024

Developing a Career in Renewable Energy on Co-op and in the Lab

After two co-ops, working in an on-campus lab, and their time with AerospaceNU, CJ Huey, E’24, mechanical engineering and physics, feels that they have made the most of their Northeastern experience. The secret to their success was not being afraid to take charge of important work.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 12, 2024

Discovering Unexpected New Career Paths Through Co-op

Matthew Bowman, E’25, chemical engineering and physics, had two co-ops that took him in very different directions, but it meant he was able to find a unique career path in 3D printing he didn’t initially consider. He’s now looking forward to seeing where that path takes him.

Chemical Engineering