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Aug 23, 2018

Try New Things and Make the Most Out of Your Experience

Written by Nicolas Binford, BS Computer Engineering, 2018. He was able to turn his experiences while on co-op in Germany into a full-time job with the company. My Experience Throughout my time in college, I often felt less technically inclined than many of my Computer Engineering peers. While many of them saw computer hardware and software […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Aug 07, 2018

Bringing Solar Power to Tanzania While Dealing with a Whole New Culture

Erin acknowledges that she initially felt anxious about her first global co-op, working for a company that brings solar power to Tanzania, but ultimately she flourished at Sikubora Limited.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Jul 18, 2018

RoboCup@Home Competition

Written by Anas Abou Allaban, a fourth year BS Electrical & Computer Engineering student. About me Anas Abou Allaban is a fourth year Electrical & Computer Engineering student with a minor in Mathematics. Originally from Syria, however, born and raised in Cambridge, MA. He has completed a co-op at iRobot as Lead SEIT Intern and […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Jul 11, 2018

Technical Innovation and Product Prototyping in Silicon Valley

Written by Anja Deric, a second year BS in electrical engineering student. About me Anja Deric is a second year student pursuing a BS in electrical engineering. She is a member of the Science Squad, the Husky Volunteer Team, and a peer mentor for Cornerstone of Engineering. She is also the Honors Living Learning Assistant […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 26, 2018

Thriving in an Entrepreneurial Community

Maddy Leger, BS Computer Engineering 2018, sought out the Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education’s Generate program—a student-led product development studio—to acquire more experience in program management. At the suggestion of a friend, Leger joined as a project lead working with an all-volunteer student staff that helps students, alumni, and staff develop products and startup […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 13, 2018

Passion for Learning, Teaching

After being accepted into Northeastern’s prestigious University Scholars Program for his outstanding high school performance, Delaware native Thurston Brevett, BS Electrical and Computer Engineering 2018, intended to take full advantage of the College of Engineering’s top academics and well-known experiential learning programs to make the most of his degree. A fan of tinkering with remote-controlled […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 04, 2018

Vacation Time Leads to New Business

Christopher Kenyon, BS, Computer Engineering/Computer Science, 2017 andDouglas Franklin, BS, Computer Engineering, 2016—When Kevin Corliss, Christopher Kenyon, and Douglas Franklin entered their first professional careers, they each encountered the same dilemma: Although they had earned paid vacation time, they were discouraged from using it. “There was this sense that you weren’t a dedicated worker if […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

May 15, 2018

‘Autonomous’ Choices

Antonio Rufo’s, BS Computer Engineering 2014 and MS Computer Engineering 2017, College of Engineering journey at Northeastern began when he was in high school as part of Northeastern’s FIRST Robotics team, and carried him to where he is today: in a top position in Silicon Valley working on one of the high-tech industry’s most cutting-edge […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering