frame half full of honeycomb hanging on a wall with other nature themed decorations

The not-so secret life of bees

Elena Getsios, who just finished her third-year behavioral neuroscience and philosophy major at Northeastern, got a taste for beekeeping after attending an event about the craft a few years ago.

She jumped at the chance to learn more when she saw that the university offered a co-op at Best Bees, an urban beekeeping company located in Boston’s South End neighborhood. The company, founded by Noah Wilson Rich who graduated from Northeastern in 2005, also provided Getsios with something a little different than the normal 9 to 5 office job.

Checking on the health of hives in the city and in fields around Greater Boston was just the “alternative work experience,” that she’d been seeking.

Read the full story at News@Northeastern.

Behavioral Neuroscience