Cooperative Education

Co-op (short for “cooperative education”) makes a Northeastern education richer and more meaningful, providing students with experiences at home and abroad that help them develop the knowledge, awareness, perspective, and confidence to transform their lives.

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Dialogue of Civilizations

Dialogue of Civilizations takes Northeastern students around the world to experience different cultures first hand through meetings and discussions. Offered through the Global Experience Office, Dialogue of Civilizations is an intensive series of two-to five-week summer for-credit programs in more than 20 different countries. Participants meet with government leaders, local groups, and students for one-on-one discovery.

Study Abroad Programs

The Global Experience Office Office at Northeastern University is committed to providing you with high-quality study abroad opportunities that will allow you to develop the knowledge, skills and networks needed to become productive and successful participants in the global community.

Three Seas

The Three Seas Program provides students the opportunity to spend a year studying marine biology in three different marine environments: New England (Nahant, MA), Panama and the Pacific Coast (Friday Harbor Laboratory, University of Washington). This outstanding opportunity allows students to immerse themselves in the environments that they are studying.

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Co-op takes BNS student to special needs school in Peru

Emilie Miller is spending her co-op working with children with disabilities at a special needs school in Cusco, Peru. Her help is much needed as the school is understaffed, and…

Behavioral Neuroscience co-op works as animal care intern

BNS student Kei Inge has spent her co-op taking care of animals and spreading awareness of wildlife conservation at the Franklin Park Zoo

Psychology student teaches sustainable gardening

Meet psychology major Joli Assumma, who has spent her co-op in Cape Town teaching children about sustainable gardening of fruits and vegetables.