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How co-op helped me discover my passion – Taylor Tharp

taylor Tharp

Working as an intern for Scholar Athletes as my first co-op experience at Northeastern. My job involves serving the many communities around Boston through my work as a tutor/mentor for urban youth in various Boston Public High Schools, in addition to completing various administrative responsibilities in the Scholar Athlete front office. My experience working with this population through my co-op experience has enabled me to gain and practice a variety of skills that will prepare me for my future career: patience, cultural sensitivity, effective communication, creative thinking, willingness to understand others, and leading by example through a positive attitude and being a positive role model. Part of my job at Scholar Athletes is to empower my students to develop their own strengths, beliefs, and personal qualities that make them unique..

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