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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. He believes the MS in information systems program has helped him evolve into a more intuitive, dynamic software engineer with a customer-centric approach to software development.

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, information systems, had a co-op as a risk analyst at Adage Capital Management. She joined the MSIS program with three years of data analytics experience to advance professionally and personally.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Feb 03, 2023

Northeastern Gave Me the Courage I Needed to Succeed on Co-op

While studying at Northeastern, Karan R. Agrawal, MS’23, information systems, worked at Vantage Risk on a co-op as a data engineer starting. He believes his first-year courses equipped him for data engineering.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Jan 27, 2023

A Trajectory to Leadership as an Engineer

Carey Tassel, BS in mechanical engineering, and an MS in engineering management with the PlusOne program, has a longtime interest in medical devices. She did a co-op at Ambri, Lyndra Pharmaceuticals, and Fikst Product Development where she got a full time position. 

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 28, 2022

A Confidence Boost to Succeed in the Telecommunications Industry

Varun Sachdev, MS’09, chose Northeastern to pursue a master’s in telecommunication networks because of its focus on industry experiences to complement the academic program. He focused on areas including 4G LTE, multimedia, and advanced networking, and well as management. He did a co-op at Qualcomm in San Diego.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)