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CO-OP AND CAREERS

PAID EXPERIENCE | INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS | YEAR-ROUND SUPPORT

$63,365

Average starting salary of graduates

1,106

Students placed in co-op last year

$18

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?

UA Engineering Co-ops: Devan Keeling at Swagelok

The co-op program often leads to full-time employment for graduates.

UA Engineers at Work: Joshua Thomas


ON THE JOB


Carlos Simarro

Hear what this civil engineering student has to say about working as a field technician at GPD Group.

Read Carlos's story

Isabelle Moryan

While at Owens and Minor, this chemical engineering student worked on continuous improvement projects.

Read Isabelle's story

Sean Lacey

What kind of job does a mechanical engineering and business student get on co-op?

Read Sean's story

More stories

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 2018-2019 academic year, we placed students in a total of 1,106 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

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 prac-tice 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.

Phone: 330-972-7818

Email: coopsa1@uakron.edu

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