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Nov 13, 2023

Searching for a Cure to Cancer on Co-op

The three co-op experiences and capstone project of Jessica Chen, E’24, bioengineering, has solidified a love for cell culture and the cellular parts of bioengineering. She had co-ops at Gentuity, a medical device company; Ensoma, a biotech company; and through the CaNCURE program at Northeastern, that places undergraduate students in cancer nanomedicine positions in Boston. […]

Bioengineering

Nov 10, 2023

Creating a Roadmap to Global Opportunities

After completing an undergraduate degree in mathematics in her home of New Delhi, Ishpreet Kaur Sethi, MS’23, data analytics engineering, came to Northeastern’s College of Engineering to earn a master’s degree and maximize the co-op experience by working as a data analyst at the UK-based Alchemab Therapeutics. Now she is poised to pursue global opportunities. Whether […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 10, 2023

Co-op and Research Puts Student on Robotics Career Path

Xavier Hubbard, M’23, robotics, completed a co-op at Venca Robotics and conducted research as part of his master’s project. Academics, combined with the experiential learning and job experience, helped him land a job as a robotics engineer at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nov 03, 2023

Bioengineering Education and Experiences for a Career in Cancer Research

Luke DeMarco, E’24, bioengineering, is interested in a career in cancer research. He’s had two co-ops in the area of immunotherapy and cancer research, including at biotech startup Catamaran Bio and at Northeastern conducting research in a faculty member’s lab. He also went on a Dialogue of Civilizations to Italy and has applied for a […]

Bioengineering

Nov 03, 2023

Advancing Robotics and Space Exploration through Co-op, Labs, and Clubs

Garrit Strenge, E’24, computer engineering and computer science, has had three co-ops at Busck Space Propulsion, Morse Corp., and Amazon Robotics. He is also conducted research in the Movement Neuroscience Lab, and is active in clubs such as Students for the Exploration of Space.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 31, 2023

Seizing the Power of Experiential Learning

Kaden Du, E’25, electrical and computer engineering, is taking full advantage of the experience-powered education at Northeastern. So far, he has conducted research in a faculty lab on energy efficient circuits and systems, worked on co-op on circuit board design and programming, joined the Generate student-led product development studio, and went on a Dialogue of Civilizations to Tanzania. 

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 27, 2023

Electrical Engineer’s Path from the Dominican Republic to Northeastern University

Cesar Manuel De Oleo, E’26, electrical engineering, participated in the Undergraduate Program for Leaders In Future Transformation (UPLIFT) program. As a first-year student, he participated in research on parallel computing. He has learned buildup of C programming, algorithms, libraries, and programming in CUDA and help his research. When Cesar Manuel De Oleo, E’26, electrical engineering, […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 26, 2023

A Culture of Ambition and Determination

With a goal of earning a PhD, Melissa Scanlon, E’24, bioengineering and biochemistry, has had three research co-ops in the areas of cell biology and cellular engineering, and also studied abroad for semester at Mahidol University in Thailand. She feels the culture of the student body at Northeastern is very determined and ambitious and that is something that’s encouraged and motivated her.

Bioengineering