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iFactory employees discuss competition-driven work practices

iFactory employees discuss competition-driven work practices

Corey Dockser

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

Co-ops and designers from web design firm iFactory spoke to students about their experiences at the company and design work in general at a networking event hosted by Scout on Oct. 6. The employees discussed the importance of being an active member of whatever team you’re placed in while on co...

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

Column: NU needs to expand beyond Boston

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Boston has the most colleges located within the city or immediate surrounding area of any city in the country. These schools include Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Boston College, Tufts, Emerson, Simmons, Wellesley, Brandeis, Suffolk, University of Massachusetts Boston and, of course, Northeastern....

Editorial: The hidden exclusivity of internships

Editorial: The hidden exclusivity of internships

March 28, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

There are a few concepts that are inherently Northeastern-esque. Entrepreneurial spirit. Innovation. Robot-proof. And, above all, co-op. It is not only one of the defining characteristics of Northeastern University, but also what most of us say when people ask why we chose Northeastern. When we think ...

Northeastern students prefer to stay in Boston for co-op

Northeastern students prefer to stay in Boston for co-op

March 25, 2018


Filed under City

By Christian Triunfo, news staff A majority of Northeastern students choose to stay in Boston during co-op, according to the Office of Cooperative Education and Career Development. For some, it helps with housing. For others, Boston is where they want to be. Northeastern’s connections to the city are expans...

Column: Ode to New York

Column: Ode to New York

February 4, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Connie E, editorial columnist One month into my co-op, the questions I get the most are, unsurprisingly, “How is New York?” and “What’s it like to live there?” I often find it impossible to answer this question in a few sentences. New York is so many things to me: It’s the city wh...

Op-Ed: Co-op provides opportunity for philanthropy

Op-Ed: Co-op provides opportunity for philanthropy

December 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

There is perhaps no more exciting time in a Northeastern student’s life than when they receive an offer for a co-op position. Co-op is an incredible program that gives students invaluable real-world work experience. In addition to the work experience, most co-ops also often come with a decent salary...

New partnerships in Cuba set to create research opportunities

New partnerships in Cuba set to create research opportunities

June 8, 2016


Filed under Featured Content

By Lautaro Grinspan, news staff Two days before the beginning of President Barack Obama’s historic trip to Cuba in March, another visit to the island country was wrapping up. A three-person Northeastern delegation, tasked with laying the groundwork for new partnerships with Cuban institutions, ...

GE moves headquarters to Innovation District

GE moves headquarters to Innovation District

January 28, 2016


Filed under City

By Debora Almeida After more than 40 years in Fairfield, Conn., General Electric Co.’s (GE) headquarters will be moving to Boston and with it, bringing some changes to the skyline and future prospects of Northeastern students. “Boston’s schools offer GE a pipeline of talented young workers an...

myNEU COOL receives redesign

myNEU COOL receives redesign

April 1, 2015


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Amanda Hoover, news editor For those searching for co-ops and careers, a renovated version of myNEU COOL, set to launch its first phase next month, is designed to modernize the process – making it easier and more efficient for both employers and students to find positions. The current myNEU CO...

Unpaid internships unrealistic, immoral

Unpaid internships unrealistic, immoral

March 5, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Kenny Sokan, editorial columnist America, America. The land of opportunity. That is, the land of unpaid opportunity. From high school to graduate school, young adults of all ages are trying desperately to get their feet in the door and secure the American dream, which more or less has come to mean ...

Column: How honest is too honest?

Column: How honest is too honest?

February 18, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By Rebecca Sirull, inside columnist Go around and ask a few Northeastern students why they decided to come to school here and you are guaranteed to hear one response over and over again: co-op. Whether you’re looking to boost your résumé, get some hands-on experience or just can’t bear the th...

Column: NU promoting immoral NGO

Column: NU promoting immoral NGO

January 28, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Ross Beroff, editorial columnist When it came out that a former Northeastern student was working with ISIS to develop its social media presence, there was obvious outrage and curiosity amongst the student body as to how this could occur. This is a sad story, but in no way can Northeastern Univers...

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