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About Northeastern University

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential research university. Our tradition of partnership and engagement creates a distinctive approach to education and research built on the values of experiential learning, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Northeastern is the recognized leader in experiential learning, powered by the world’s most innovative cooperative-education program. We offer students opportunities for professional work, research, service, and global learning in 131 countries on seven continents.

Northeastern University - Silicon Valley

is the first in a series of educational hubs embedded directly in companies across the Bay Area, and was conceived to supplement the STEM (fields in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) workforce in the Silicon Valley region. It is the first hub to be co-located with an entrepreneurial and widely respected industry partner, Integrated Device Technology, a company led by a Northeastern alum who understands the importance of facilitating real-world tech education in this region. Northeastern has 8,000 dedicated square feet and plans to serve as an incubator for top-tier talent, producing students with graduate degrees and certificates who have real-world, marketplace relevance.

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