Students are honored at the Northeastern Youth Summer Jobs Program completion ceremony.

Northeastern celebrates a summer of empowering young people from underserved communities to succeed

Some learned how to schedule and set up for conferences and the ever-important subtleties of email etiquette. Others studied the basics of calculus. And all learned about how to best utilize their paychecks.

“It was insightful, and I learned a lot as well and feel more prepared for next year — and I got paid,” said Kevin Dang, a rising junior at the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science and a student in Northeastern’s Bridge to Calculus summer program. “It was very good.”

More than 130 Boston students completed the Northeastern Youth Summer Jobs Program on Friday, filling Raytheon Amphitheater to receive certificates and congratulations, reflect on their experiences and feast on pizza and cookies.

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