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Coop Counselor

Apply now Job no: 502031
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Khoury College of Computer Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.


About the Opportunity:

The Co-op Counselor will support Khoury Co-op Coordinators in the following areas: preparation and support for students both during the job search and while on co-op, job development research, and event coordination. The Co-op Counselor will be the primary contact for all student and employer communication outreach and also provide the first line of coverage in the absence of the Co-op Coordinator.


Manage Communication Process:

• Manage undergraduate co-op email mailbox and correspondence to students and employers regarding all announcements for program, ie. recruitment deadlines, interview dates, company presentations etc.

• Manage the co-op resource page.

Event Support:

• Either lead or assist with the preparation and facilitation of co-op events throughout each semester.

• Assist with college’s summer orientation advising if needed.

• Update and maintain event calendar; correspond with marketing department for promotion.

• Assist team and college with special projects/events as needed.

Preparation of Students for Co-op:

• Hold appointment hours during busy co-op preparation time-frame.

• Assist with resume reviews for co-op students who require additional assistance (i.e. early deadlines, further editing, etc.)

• Conduct mock interviews for students that request them or require additional support; update co-op advisors with status, comments, etc.

• Develop and conduct student workshops (in and outside of class) as needed.

Support of Students on Co-op:

• Review and comment on Guided Inquiries, updating co-op advisors; send reminders to complete if needed.

Employer Research:

• Conduct research on companies and co-op opportunities that align with the college’s job development efforts.

University On-Campus Engagement/Services:

• Support Khoury College and University initiatives to improve the campus and academic experience for students, faculty, and staff.                                                                                   


Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

 1-2 years’ professional experience in a higher education, human resources, or related industry preferred.


Salary Grade:


Additional Information:


Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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