Experiential Learning

At D'Amore-McKim, students draw from experience to design their career path. Many major in business and another discipline that fulfills their unique interests. And all can build skills through Northeastern's global university system, a web of locations offering unique opportunities for experience-powered learning and discovery.

At D'Amore-McKim, there's nothing usual about business. What sets us apart is a renowned education model powered by experience.

Here, students do more than master fundamentals from accounting to finance. They put the knowledge gained from a demanding curriculum to work at startups and leading corporations worldwide. They pursue research with faculty and service to nonprofit organizations.

And they emerge as leaders, armed with the technological data and human skills so vital for today's digitally convergent world.

At every degree level—on campus or online, in full- and part-time programs—you'll amplify classroom learning through experience-powered learning.

Today's leaders must nimbly adapt to an ever-evolving, AI-driven world. When you experience a D'Amore-McKim education, you gain the skills you'll need to thrive for a lifetime. Discover below some of the ways experience will power your education.

Co-op, Northeastern's signature program, in which undergraduate students work full time at leading companies and startups across the U.S. and in 40 countries, typically for six months.

Graduate co-op is offered for MS in Finance and MS in Business Analytics candidates. In your graduate co-op, you'll gain real-world experience executing a project for a leading company or start-up in in your field.

Corporate residency is taken on by Full-Time MBA, Full-Time MS in Finance/MBA, JD/MS in Accounting/MBA, and MS in Accounting/MBA candidates. You'll make meaningful contributions to your host firm and see the impact of your classroom learning in real time. These residencies are offered in 3, 6, or 12-month durations, depending on the chosen program.

Six-week projects at one of hundreds of companies within Northeastern's Experiential Network, during which graduate students earn course credit while they're mentored remotely by a senior manager

Undergraduate Programs

International study from spring-break projects to six-week, faculty-led Dialogue of Civilizations courses, to a year of work and study in London, Tokyo, Sao Paulo, and other business epicenters.

Graduate Programs

Students have the option of participating in an Global Field Study, a 3-credit elective course that is designed to give you knowledge in and new perspectives regarding international business. All courses involve a multinational faculty and are taught in English. Each program offers a unique opportunity to explore business outside the traditional classroom boundaries and to provide a unique addition to your resume.

The Global Consulting Project is a transformative, global experiential learning opportunity—one in which Full-Time MBA students not only travel abroad and polish their global acumen but work as a team to tackle a real business issue for a multinational company in their global office.

Research under the mentorship of professors whose studies illuminate problems and emerging trends.

Service to nonprofits through projects with lasting impact on local communities.

Clubs and activities, including Mosaic, an alliance of student-led service organizations that supports student, faculty, and alumni entrepreneurs, and IDEA, Northeastern's student-led venture accelerator.

Semester In programs offer you the opportunity to spend a semester at a Northeastern regional campus in an innovation-driven city while earning credit in courses taught by industry experts.

Experience deepens learning like nothing else can.