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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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Amal Bukhari

Jan 14, 2020

From Saudi Arabia to Boston and Two Degrees in Between

Amal Bukhari traveled from Saudi Arabia to Boston to pursue an MS in Information Systems. While at Northeastern she realized her passion for learning, and the importance of furthering her education, and continued on to pursue a PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering. The data driven work she did for her research project is the core of […]

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students and teacher in front of MGEN sign on campus

Nov 19, 2019

Opening Doors Through Open Source Projects

Professor Tejas Tarikh (left) with his team of students, Krish Jain, Neha Jain, Dhanisha Phadate, and Renu Hadke. The team developed Ansible Podman during their open source project with Red Hat. Professor Tejas Parikh knew that an open-source project would be a fantastic experience for his Information Systems students at Northeastern University, and began looking […]

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student in tall building looking out window with Boston buildings below

Nov 19, 2019

From the Classroom to the CEO’s Office

When Hardik Mody came to Northeastern University in the fall of 2018 he thought he would mostly be studying cloud domain and would hopefully finish with the ability to code in Java. Now in his second year of the Information Systems graduate program, he is working directly with the CEO of the start-up company he […]

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Jan 17, 2019

The Long Road to Happiness

This software engineer took the long road to happiness SEATTLE – The journey of 6,000 miles began in Taiwan where Ching-Chi “Amanda” Chang, MS Information Systems 2018, was launching her career as a TV reporter. She realized, with discouraging alacrity, that it wasn’t for her. “I hated it,” said Ching-Chi, who today goes by the […]

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Jan 09, 2019

Journey Leads to Facebook

She crossed the globe for Northeastern-Seattle. She stayed for Facebook. Qifei “Rose” Lu, MS Information Systems, 2018, was leading her guests on a tour of Facebook. The cafeteria and its neighboring amphitheater. The snack stand. The espresso bar. The common work stations, the outdoor balconies overlooking Lake Union, the foosball and ping-pong tables of the […]

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Oct 05, 2018

IS is the BEST

Enthusiastic and ambitious individual Soumiya Roy, MS Information Systems 2018, already had decent experience in information technology when she first came to Northeastern all the way from New Delhi, India, to study Information Systems. Both heavily data-oriented coursework and a great co-op experience helped her grow professionally and get a full-time job in San Francisco […]

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