EMPLOYERS: WANT TO BE A CO-OP & CAREER PARTNER?

Both students and companies benefit from UA's Co-op and Placement Program. Students receive an incredible, paid, real-world engineering experience, and companies fill in-demand positions with skilled, student engineers who work hard and are eager to learn.

Jason A. Winkler, President, Summit Construction Company, LLC

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

“University of Akron students are eager, well-prepared, enthusiastic, and educated. We love hiring them for co-op positions.”

Jason A. Winkler, President, Summit Construction Company, LLC

YOU CAN JOIN US

If you are interested in being a part of the Co-op and Placement Program network, contact Stephanie LaGuardia, Director of Co-op and Placement Office, at 330-972-7867.

Eligibility criteria

  • Company must offer full-time positions
  • Positions must be time limited for co-ops (typically co-op positions last 3-4 months) or permanent 
  • Company does not need to be located in the Akron area

Compensation

While we do not put a minimum hourly pay requirement on employers, on average students make $15-20 per hour, and we encourage employers to fall within the that range.

Our students are worth it!

Contact the Co-op and Placement Office


Location:
Auburn Science and Engineering Center, Room 224

Office hours:
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Phone: 330-972-7818

Email: coopsa1@uakron.edu

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