Cooperative Education (Co-op) is a dynamic academic program that offers students opportunities for professional experience before graduation. Co-op students participate in alternating periods of full-time employment and full-time study.

Through Co-op, students gain relevant experience, acquire career skills, and earn competitive salaries. Students maintain full-time status and earn priority course registration each semester through graduation. Co-op is open to any major.

Employers use Co-op to recruit and retain outstanding employees from UA.

Benefits of Co-op:

  • Initiate your professional career even while you are an undergraduate
  • Develop vital employability skills through first hand experience
  • Gain practical skills in your field of study
  • Elevate your resume with industry experience
  • Improve your chances of receiving job offers prior to graduation
  • Execute long-term projects with high caliber companies