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Division of Professional Practice

Current Employers

Thank you…

Co-op employers nationally and internationally realize the value of partnering with the UC Co-op Program. Not only do co-op students provide talent to help you realize your organizational goals, working and mentoring students provides you with an opportunity to shape the future of your organization and your field.

Your participation allows 1,800+ UC co-op students annually to work in 40 states, 30 countries, with more than 1,500 employers nationally and internationally.

UC Co-op students earn more than $30 million annually (combined). This income pays needed college expenses allowing students to graduate from UC with significant experience and limited debt.

The University and our students thank you, and we look forward to your continued participation!


To access PAL 2.0, please go to www.uc.edu/PAL and log in using your central login username and password. 

We have created a number of short training videos to help familiarize you with PAL 2.0’s main functions.  These videos can be found at http://www.youtube.com/UCCoopPALEmployer

If you have technical questions or issues please contact palhelp@uc.edu.


Bill Finke

Congratulations to Bill Finke!

John A. Curry Employer Award Recipient

William Finke, Engineering Manager, LEONI Wiring Systems

William Finke, Engineering Manager at LEONI Wiring Systems, and a 1996 graduate of UC's Industrial Engineering Program and the International Co-op Program recently received the John A. Curry Employer Award from the World Association for Cooperative Education (WACE). Bill was selected from a group of nominees submitted from around the world.  The Curry Award is given biennially to an employer who has made significant contribution to international cooperative and work-integrated education through one or more of the following:

  • been innovative in implementing the hiring of international cooperative & work-integrated education students;
  • employed international work-based education students for at least two years;
  • implemented a training plan that assists students in adapting to the work setting and country; and
  • been active in promoting the concept of work-integrated education in his/her country.