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Division of Professional Practice

Prospective Employers

Why Hire a University of Cincinnati Co-op Student?

  • Students choose UC because of our co-op program.  Co-op students are excited to start work and be challenged to learn how to apply classroom theory to real-world problems.
  • Co-op students bring fresh ideas and new skills sets they are eager to use.
  • Co-op students are a cost effective method to apply talent to both long and short-term projects.
  • Co-op students quickly come up to speed and are capable of performing work equal to full-time employees.
  • Co-op programs participation allows you to create a pipeline of talented and trained potential employees to fill your full-time recruiting needs.
  • Co-op program participation allows you early identification of students to assist you in diversifying you workforce.
  • Co-op program participation can lead to other partnerships with UC students and faculty.

Partnering with the UC Co-op Program is Simple!

Please go to www.uc.edu/PAL to create an account and post a position.  This will only take a few minutes of your time.  Once your position is approved, you’ll be notified when student resumes/portfolios are posted and ready to view.

We have created helpful videos to assist you with PAL 2.0.  These videos can be found at http://www.youtube.com/UCCoopPALEmployer

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


The Jurgensen Companies offer co-op students a hands on experience.  Watch this video to see the level of experience co-op students gather by working for Jurgensen.


The UC Cooperative Education Program is the oldest in the world and largest cooperative education program at a public university in the United States.

U.S. News & World Report Rankings (2012):

The cooperative education program has been ranked 4th in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. The University of Cincinnati is ranked among the top tier of U.S. universities and is among the "Up-and-Coming" national universities.


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