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Alexis Hester


Hi everyone! My name is Alexis, and I'm a fourth-year Chemistry major on the pre-med track. I'm currently on my second co-op, working in genetic testing at a biotech in Boston called Orig3n. I'm also involved in the American Chemical Society and more! If any of that sounds interesting, stop by and leave me a message!

Theo Bowe


Theo studied Biology at Northeastern and has now started the MD program at Harvard Medical School. Learn about his time at Northeastern and the advice that he has for younger students.

Gwen Schanker

Biology and Journalism

Learn about Gwen Schanker's co-op at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), where she was able to combine her interests in biology and journalism as she works towards her goal of becoming a science writer.

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