CO-OP AND CAREERS

PAID EXPERIENCE | INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS | YEAR-ROUND SUPPORT

$64,218

Average starting salary of graduates

~1,000

Students placed in co-op last year

$19

Average hourly wage of students on co-op

PAID EXPERIENCE

The co-op and placement program provides paid, flexible, industry experience to undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Polymer Science.

Find out the basics about our flexible co-op program. What is co-op? Why should you co-op? How can you get one, two, three, or more co-ops? How much can you earn before you even graduate?

ON THE JOB


Katie Bebb

Hear what this aerospace systems engineering student has to say about working as a Pathways Systems Engineering Intern at NASA.

Read Katie's story

Michael Ameteku

While at Amazon, this computer science student works on the Amazon Fulfilment Technology team to improve efficiency in handling inventory-related records.

Read Michael's story

Erica Factor

What kind of job does a chemical engineering student get on co-op?

Read Erica's story

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INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

We have a vast database of company partners. These connections help students land co-ops and jobs, and help companies hire the best in engineering talent. During the 2021-2022 academic year, we placed students in a total of 1,000 different co-op positions!

Employers: If you are interested in being a partner with our UA Co-op and Placement program, contact us today.

a few of the many excellent companies we partner with:

PCC Airfoils company logo
Timken company logo
MTD company logo
parker hannifin company logo
goodyear company logo
schaeffler company logo

YEAR-ROUND SUPPORT

We exist for you, so our goal is always to help you succeed!

Think of the Co-op and Placement Office as your personal career coaches and headhunters. We will help review your resume, make a call to put in a good word for you at your dream company, or practice interviewing together.

We support you every step of the way, including job placement. We will help you secure employment as you near graduation or if you are already an alumni.



Contact the Engineering Co-op and Placement Office:

Location:
Auburn Science and Engineering Center, Room 224

Office hours:
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Walk-ins are welcome, but we recommend setting an appointment.