Vanecia Harrison-Sanders

Director of Graduate Co-Op, Northeastern University

Vanecia Harrison-Sanders is the Director of Graduate Co-op within the College of Science at Northeastern University, where she manages the Co-op program for their Masters’ and PhD Programs. The program includes faculty advisors that prepare and advise students during their co-op journey, while developing and maintaining partnerships Northeastern University students to have access to.  Prior to Northeastern, Vanecia held leadership positions at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA, where she evaluated their college wide internship & co-op programs, while increasing their campus visibility. and Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA where she supported design/build students and alumni in their experiential learning endeavors, and post grad career planning and development. Vanecia’s diverse career background also includes experience in Human Resources related positions within private sector and local and state government, where she facilitated employee benefits, workers compensation and unemployment insurance benefits.   Vanecia has a passion for connecting people with opportunities of learning and development for the purpose of them finding their niche ‘and progressing in their careers. Vanecia received her Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Emmanuel College and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Framingham State University.