What is Co-op?

A planned and supervised program alternating semesters of full-time college classroom instruction with semesters of full-time paid work assignments. These work assignments are closely related to the student's academic program.

An educational program that prepares students for professional careers by combining academic training with practical work experience in industry, business, and government.

Quick Facts

  • Gain up to 1 year of experience before graduation

  • All co-op positions are paid!

  • Over 550 students are currently active in the program

  • Over 100 companies recruit AU Co-op students each fall and spring semester

  • The AU Co-op Program was established in 1937

Last modified: December 9, 2020