Why Participate in the Professional Co-op Program

Through the Professional Co-op Program, students can:

  • Earn a salary while on co-op, which can assist in offsetting college expenses.
  • Maintain their full-time student status during the cycle when working full-time at an employer location.
  • Work closely with their assigned co-op advisor who serves as a resource throughout the program.
  • Participate in preparatory and reflective seminars which surround the work experience, earning up to 3 credits.
  • Gain invaluable experience, skills and insight to help with the school-to-work transition.
  • Participate in co-op events exclusively designed for co-op students, connect with co-op employers and upper-class co-op students.