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 850-plus 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 700+ co-op employers around the U.S. and the globe.

Employers

Our more than 700 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