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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 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

If you have technical questions or issues please contact


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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