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The Co-op Experience

The Cooperative Education (Co-op) Advantage

  • Valuable real-world work experience before graduation
  • Networking - contacts with industry professionals and companies
  • Co-op positions often lead to full-time jobs
  • Meaningful work at Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft, CIGNA and Siemens

Visit Drexel's Steinbright Career Development Center for more information about Cooperative Education.

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Sample Co-op Positions

  • Assistant LAN Engineer, Sungard Availability Services
  • Business Partner Access Coordinator, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Data Analyst, Lincoln Financial Distributors
  • Financial Analyst, Aegis Property Group
  • IT Support Analyst, Avenue A │ Razorfish
  • MIS Infrastructure Support, UGI Corporation/Amerigas
  • Server Manager, SAP America
  • Systems Analyst, Sunoco, Inc.
  • Technical Analyst, Comcast Corporation
  • User Interface Designer/Analyst, Electronic Ink
  • Web Application Developer, SPX Corporation

Visit Drexel's Steinbright Career Development Center for more information about Cooperative Education.

Co-op Corporate Partners

American Red Cross CWO General Contractors inc Merck Protiviti Inc.
Anthony & Sylvan Pools Deloitte & Touche Microsoft Corporation QVC Inc.
ARAMARK Corp. Drexel University Morgan Lewis Bockius SAP America
Arkema Inc. Franklin Institute Science Mus Natl. Board of Medical Examiners Siemens
ATI Research Inc. GlaxoSmithKline Pennoni  Associates, Inc. Sparks Exhibit and Environments
Avenue A | Razorfish goEmerchant.com PHH Mortgage SunGard Availability Services
Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc. Grant Thornton, CPA Philadelphia Housing Authority Sunoco, Inc
BlackRock Harleysville Insurance Philadelphia Newspapers Inc. The Wharton School
Bristol Myers Squibb Company Independence Blue Cross Philadelphia School District Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hospital
CDI Corporation Keystone Foods Corporation Philadelphia Streets Department Traffic Planning & Design, Inc.
Cecil Community College LEAF Financial Corporation Philadelphia Water Department Transportation Resource Assoc.
Cigna Corporation Lincoln Financial Distributors Inc PJM Interconnection LLC UNISYS Corporation
Comcast Corporation Lockheed Martin PNC Bank/PFPC INC University of Pennsylvania
Crown Cork & Seal Co. Inc. Medical Broadcasting Company PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

 

Fall/Winter Co-ops

5 year, 3 Co-op schedule:

 Fall Winter Spring  Summer
 Freshman yr. Class Class Class Vacation
 Sophomore yr. Co-op Co-op Class Class
 Pre-Junior yr. Co-op Co-op Class Class
 Junior yr. Co-op Co-op Class Class
 Senior yr. Class Class Class


4 year, 1 Co-op schedule:

 Fall Winter Spring  Summer
 Freshman yr. Class Class Class Vacation
 Sophomore yr. Class Class Class Class
 Junior yr. Co-op Co-op Class Class
 Senior yr. Class Class Class

Spring/Summer Co-ops

5 year, 3 Co-op schedule:

 Fall Winter Spring  Summer
 Freshman yr. Class Class Class Vacation
 Sophomore yr. Class Class Co-op Co-op
 Pre-Junior yr. Class Class Co-op Co-op
 Junior yr. Class Class Co-op Co-op
 Senior yr. Class Class Class


4 year, 1 Co-op schedule:

 Fall Winter Spring  Summer
 Freshman yr. Class Class Class Vacation
 Sophomore yr. Class Class Class Class
 Junior yr. Class Class Co-op Co-op
 Senior yr. Class Class Class


Visit Drexel's Steinbright Career Development Center for more information about Cooperative Education.