Cooperative Education (Co-op)

The Cooperative Education (Co-op) Program is an immersive work experience in which students are employed full-time by a company for up to six months, which includes summer and one academic quarter, to supplement education with real-world experiences.

For the pilot program (Summer and Fall Quarter), participating departments and class levels include:

  • Undergraduate: Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NanoEngineering, and Structural Engineering.
  • Graduate: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, NanoEngineering, Structural Engineering. 

Additional Details for STUDENTS

Additional Details for COMPANIES


  1. Login to the Jacobs School Job & Internship Portal
  2. Update your resume
  3. Search for Co-op opportunities


  • More exciting projects than a traditional 12-week internship.
  • Better work experience for a future career, especially with the same company.
  • Co-op students often receive higher starting salary offers upon graduation than traditional interns.


Questions? Email



Participating Co-Op Companies



Appfolio Logo

Ata Logo

Brain Corp Logo

General Atomics Logo



Intuit Logo



Solar Turbines Logo

Teradata Logo

Thermo Fisher Scientific Logo

Viasat Logo