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Co-ops and Travel Study

Global Experiences


Find where your interests lie and potential career paths could lead you with cooperative education (co-op). Through the co-op program, you can see what it’s like to work in a new context at some of the leading organizations around the world while making valuable industry connections and exploring your discipline.

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Travel Study

The Department of Architecture offers a range of Study Abroad programs that can take students around the world. Discover new cultures and explore new perspectives on building design and photography in big cities and small towns from Europe to Asia.

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Architecture Co-op Spotlights

Hear from current students in the Department of Architecture who have had exciting and enriching experiences at some of the world’s most prestigious and cutting-edge institutions during their co-op. And find out what they plan to do next.

Danica Woo, Class of '20

“[I’ve] learned to be proud of [my] designs and…talk about them with eloquence.”

Co-op Position: TripAdvisor, Boston, MA


Juliana Urban, Class of '20

“With each co-op and each experience I’ve had I just unlock more levels of what I know and what I can do on my own.”

Co-op Position: Stantec, Boston, MA


Student Groups

Student Groups

Student Groups

Architectural Experience Program

AXP responds to students’ professional development needs by providing a wide range of resources that enhance day-to-day experience. The AXP training requirement establishes levels of training in important areas of architectural practice. Through the AXP mentorship system, students receive advice and guidance from practitioners. The AXP record-keeping system facilitates the documentation of internship activities, while the AXP supplementary education system provides a variety of learning resources designed to enrich training.

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Student Stories


Designing for Dignity: A Cornerstone for Hope

A serendipitous encounter in early May 2014 led to an extraordinary journey to a Kenyan mountaintop where one Northeastern students’ perspective on the social role of architecture was forever changed through the design

January 3, 2017

Student Competitions

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