Seniors honored for co-op achievements

Twenty D'Amore-McKim School of Business seniors were recently recognized for excellence in cooperative education.

Published

May 15, 2018

Recently, 20 D’Amore-McKim School of Business seniors were recognized for excellence in cooperative education, highlighting their professional and personal achievements in co-op, as well as future career plans.

Co-op is the cornerstone of Northeastern’s education, with more than 90 percent of students completing one, and 76 percent completing two or more. Co-ops enable students to immerse themselves in the workplace while also experiencing the world.

Following are profiles of this year’s honorees:

Katherine Alifimoff, a BS in Business Administration (BSBA) marketing and finance major, held three co-op positions while at Northeastern, including one working as a digital marketing co-op at New Balance in Brighton, MA. She will join Hill Holiday as an Assistant Media Planner in Boston, MA.

Danielle Barringer, a BSBA accounting and finance major with a minor in economics, held three co-op positions in New York, New York. She will return to NYC as an investment banking analyst at a leading investment bank.

Zoey Jia Ying Chong, a BSBA supply chain major with a minor in Eastern Asian studies, experienced three co-ops while at Northeastern, including one as a supply chain management project assistant for UTC Aerospace Systems in Changi, Singapore.

Dana Cochrane, a BSBA supply chain major with a minor in computer science, held three co-ops while at Northeastern including one in North Carolina as a sales analyst at GE Lighting and another as a supply chain co-op at SpaceX in McGregor, TX. He will return to Texas as a supply chain analyst at SpaceX Rocket Development Facility.

Madeline DeVlieger, a BSBA marketing and entrepreneurship major with a minor in film production, held three co-ops, including one in Palo Alto, CA, at VMware as a portfolio marketing co-op. She will return to VMware as a marketing analyst. DeVlieger was also named a 2018 Poets&Quants “Best & Brightest” business major.

Kaan Donmez, was a BSBA marketing and entrepreneurship major. He will begin his associate account strategist position at Google in Dublin, Ireland, this summer. He held a variety of co-op positions including social media and marketing, and global branding and marketing. He also took over our Instagram account last September.

Kiera Haining, a BSBA marketing major with a minor in sustainable business practices and international affairs, had two different co-op experiences on the East and West Coasts. She plans to settle in Boston as a data analyst at Hopper in Cambridge, MA.

Rachel Hemstock holds a MS in finance, a BS in business administration and economics with a concentration in finance. She has accepted a position with EY in New York City with their business advisory program.

Daniel Jaeck, a BS in International Business (BSIB) finance major with a minor in international affairs and political science, will begin a full time position as an analyst with a leading investment bank in London, England. Jaeck previously experienced London as an agency lending trading desk co-op in London.

Rachel Lee, a BSBA finance and accounting major with a concentration in history, will continue her studies at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in Los Angeles, CA. Lee held three co-ops at Northeastern including one at PwC as a financial markets intern in New York. NY.

Kristen Lobo went overseas for one of her co-ops, as a knowledge and collaboration intern at EMEA Advisory, PwC, in Frankfurt, Germany. She will begin a full time position as a Salesforce senior analyst at Accenture Federal Services in Washington, D.C. She was a BSBA management and information systems major with a minor in information science.

Neli Mihova accepted a full time position as a global capital markets analyst at Morgan Stanley in New York, NY. She was a BSBA economics major with a minor in finance.

Katelin Murdock, a BSBA finance major with minors in computer science and political science, held three co-ops including CEO of IDEA, Northeastern’s Venture Accelerator and as an analyst at Hercules Capital in Palo Alto, CA. She plans to work as an associate at OpenView Partners in Boston. Murdock was also named a 2018 Poets&Quants “Best & Brightest” business major.

Yash Amit Nanavati, a BSBA finance major with a minor in psychology, went overseas for one of his co-ops as an agency lending trading desk intern at a leading investment bank in London, England. He plans to work as a prime brokerage analyst at Morgan Stanley in New York City, NY.

Jasmine Rayonia, a BSBA marketing and management information systems major, with a minor in communication studies, experienced three co-ops while at Northeastern, as a marketing communications manager at MFS Investment Management in Boston, MA, performance marketing co-op at Adobe in San Francisco, CA, and as a digital marketing analyst at Rue La La, in Boston, MA. She accepted a position with Brooklinen in Brooklyn, NY, as a growth marketing analyst.

Erin Sellers held all of her three co-ops in Massachusetts including a digital marketing analyst position at Rue La La, and as a global sourcing services analyst with the TJX Companies, Inc. She accepted a full time position as a research associate at Forrester Research in Cambridge, MA. She graduated with a BSBA in marketing and finance.

Cody Tong accepted a position as an associate at Optimity Advisors in Boston, MA. Previously, he held co-op positions at Wellington Management, Partners HealthCare, and Coverys. He graduated with a BSBA in finance and a minor in business analytics.

Catalina Uribe, a BSBA management and entrepreneurship major, accepted a position as a lead management specialist at Amazon Web Services in Luxembourg. She experienced co-op as a lead management and marketing automation co-op at Amazon Web Services in Seattle, Washington, as well as positions with Bluewolf and GE Lighting.

Tejas Vora a BSBA finance and management major with a minor in international relations, accepted a position as an investment banking analyst at Piper Jaffray in Boston, MA. He experienced co-ops as a hedge fund administration co-op at The Wellington Management Company in Boston, MA, and as a sector specialist co-op at Credit Suisse in Chicago, IL.

Maggie Walsh experienced three co-ops while at Northeastern, including two at the TJX Companies. She has accepted a full time position as a human resources business partner at the TJX Companies in Marlborough MA. .