Agencies Fair 2021 – A virtual event!

Sep 30 • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dear Huskies,

You are invited to the Agencies Fair on Thursday, September 30th from 9am-1pma virtual event.

Northeastern University works closely with agencies (third-party providers) who offer global co-ops in a variety of locations around the world.  These partners offer fee based, all-inclusive services which, depending on the agency and location, may include the following:

·         a global co-op placement (standard)

·         housing accommodations

·         meals

·         pre-departure cultural orientation

·         airport pick-op

·         on-the-ground welcome sessions

·         group check in with all international students

·         networking and social activities

·         resume and interview career advice

·         professional recommendation upon successful completion

These services are ideal for students who are considering travelling and working abroad and:

·         would prefer the travelling details to be organized by a specialist with on-the-ground expertise

·         have not travelled abroad and a global co-op will be their first experience

·         would enjoy a social network with other students from other universities and countries

 

Registration Instructions

Please find the agency you are interested in and follow the instructions:

2.       Agencies have updated their postings for spring 2022 for virtual and onsite opportunities; make sure you review the jobs

3.       Set up a brief meeting (15-20 min) through the agency’s preferred platform, i.e. zoom, Teams, WeChat. Some agencies may offer a contact email to schedule your interview

 

NOTE: All interviews will take place between 9am-1pmEST with the exception of Intern Abroad HQ who offers appointments 3-5pmEST due to time difference.  If you are require a meeting time outside of the Agencies Fair, please contact the agency directly.

 

Agencies Participating:

1. Bridge Cultures – India

Organization: CoolCrop – job id: 36600
Relevant majors: Computer science/computer engineering/Data analytics
Interview time: 9am – 9.30am EST
Organization: Smarter Dharma – job id: 36602
Relevant majors: Public policy / international affairs / political studies
Interview time: 9.45am – 10.15am EST
Organization: MittiSe – job id: 36595; ArtSparks – job id: 36599
Relevant majors: Design / Art / Media production
Interview time: 11am – 11.30am EST
Organization: MittiSe – job id: 36594, 36597, 36598
Relevant majors: Business / marketing / digital marketing
Interview time: 11.45am – 12.15pm EST
Organization: Bridge Cultures – job id: 36674; MittiSe – job id: 36593
Relevant majors: Communication studies / journalism / humanitarian studies / Cultural studies
Interview time: 12.30pm – 1pm EST

2. Child Family Health Initiative – all regions

Please email resume to [email protected] and request a meeting time for the September 30th agencies fair. She will respond with a calendar invite for a 15-20 minute interview and Zoom link.

3. Connect 1-2-3 – Ireland and Spain

To schedule a 20-minute interview slot on September 30, between 9am and 1pm, please follow this link: https://connect-123.as.me/lea

4. Intern Abroad HQ – Greece, Tanzania (Bouve) and other regions

Interviews will be held on September 30th only from 3-5pmEST due to time difference (we are in New Zealand!)

To secure your 20 min interview slot use the link below.  Your interview will be with our Head of Campus Relations, Angela Noblet

https://meetings.hubspot.com/campus2   

5. My China Opportunity – China

Please contact Miranda Mullet before September 29th to submit your resume for review. You may contact Miranda by WeChat at 18513202733.  The interview will take place on September 29th between 9am-1pm EST.

6. Puentes Abroad – Argentina

To schedule a call with Puentes Abroad staff during the 2021 Northeastern Agencies Fair, taking place on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 9:00am to 1:00pm ET, please go here: https://www.puentesabroad.com/northeastern-agencies-fair

7. Roots Interns – Africa

 

To secure your 20 minute interview with us on September 30th please send us your availability within the 9am-1pm time interval.  Email [email protected] to secure your slot.

8. Volunteer Adventure Corps – South Africa

To secure your interview slot please email [email protected] with your resume.  All 20 min interviews will take place within the 9am-1pm event on zoom.  We advise you to review the job postings and be ready to discuss your skills and talents.

Job Quality and Safety Abroad

The quality of job placements, the locations, housing and COVID 19 safety plans have been vetted by Employer Engagement and Career Design, College Coordinators and the International Safety Office. 

If students proceed with the application process, they may request to see the approved safety plan.  This plan will be used to complete a Petition to Travel that is required by the university for all global travels.  Please check with your Co-op Coordinator.

 

Funding

Agencies charge varied fees for their placement services.  Northeastern supports students’ global travels by offering financial aid through the following options:

Presidential Global Scholarship administered by the Student Financial Services office.

https://studentfinance.northeastern.edu/applying-for-aid/undergraduate/types-of-aid/scholarships/current-student-scholarships/ 

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships offers aid for global co-ops involving research

https://undergraduate.northeastern.edu/research/ 

Employer Engagement and Career Design may help with funds to cover the agency fee

https://careers.northeastern.edu/students/student-co-op/global-co-op/ 

Colleges may have their own funding for global experiences. Check with your Co-op Coordinator.

Some agencies offer discounts to Northeastern students; this information is included in each agency posting.

 

Inquiries

The Agencies Fair is organized by the Employer Engagement and Career Design office and the Colleges.

For inquiries on specific agency partners or registration process please contact:

 

Aspa Papanastasiou, Associate Director, [email protected]

Ben Simpson, Global Co-op Ambassador, [email protected]

Kate Przhezhetskaia, Global Co-op Assistant, [email protected]

Register

Sep 30, 2021 | 9:00 AM

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