Northeastern's cooperative education program is one of the largest and most innovative in the world. Students gain up to 18 months of professional experience with the 600 engineering employers across 33 states and around the globe.

Co-op is central to the College of Engineering and the Northeastern experience. The program enables students to:

  • Clarify short and long-range personal, educational, and career goals
  • Explore jobs in engineering
  • Connect academic study to real-world challenges
  • Enhance job finding, job-survival, and career advancement skills
  • Develop a professional engineering identity
  • Meet financial responsibilities

 

Become a co-op employer

Join COE's 600+ co-op employers around the U.S. and the globe.

Employers

Our more than 600 engineering co-op employers include internationally known companies as well as many small businesses and nonprofits. Below is a subset of our active employers by major:

Bioengineering

  • Abiomed
  • Boston Scientific 
  • Johnson and Johnson 
  • MIT Lincoln Labs 
  • Draper Labs 
  • Medtronic 
  • Smith and Nephew

Chemical Engineering

  • 1366 Technologies
  • Arsenal Medical
  • Bristol-Meyers Squibb
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • DuPont
  • Genzyme Corporation
  • GVD Corporation
  • Metalor Technologies
  • Nano-C
  • Nuvera Fuel Cells
  • Pellion Technologies
  • Selecta Biosciences
  • Shaw, Stone and Webster
  • Waters Corporation
  • Xtalic Corporation

Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Barletta Engineering
  • CDM, Inc.
  • J.L. Marshall & Sons, Inc.
  • McKenzie Engineering Group, Inc.
  • Natgun Corporation
  • Parsons Brinkerhoff
  • PB Power
  • Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.
  • Suffolk Construction
  • Tetra Tech Rizzo
  • Turner Construction Company
  • Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • AMETEK Aerospace
  • Analog Devices, Incl
  • Apple
  • BAE Systems
  • Bose Corporation
  • Draper Laboratories
  • EMC
  • General Electric
  • Hasbro
  • IBM
  • IRobot
  • Lockheed Martin
  • LTX Corporation
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratories
  • MITRE
  • National Grid / Massachusetts Electric
  • NSTAR
  • Oracle
  • Raytheon
  • Textron Systems
  • US Department of Transportation Volpe Center
  • Zoran Corporation

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

  • Analogic Corporation
  • Becton Dickinson
  • Bose Corporation
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Foster-Miller
  • General Electric
  • The Gillette Company
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Pollak - A Stoneridge Company
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Raytheon
  • United Parcel Service