Two male engineering students working on equipment at their co-op.

Professional Cooperative Education

We know many students learn best by doing.

The UMass Lowell Professional Cooperative Education program provides students with the chance to systematically integrate their classroom studies with professional work experiences. Learn More!

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Co-op & Internship Stories

  • Kimberly Chao

    Kimberly Chao

    Manning School of Business, concentration in Accounting and Finance

    Kimberly Chao transferred to UMass Lowell where she was able to follow her two passions: business and health care

  • Alexander Rick

    Alexander Rick

    Plastics Engineering

    For plastics engineering major Alexander Rick, a co-op position at Burton Snowboards was a dream job, a perfect alignment of his personal passion and professional goals.

  • Rajia Abdelaziz

    Rajia Abdelaziz

    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Rajia Abdelaziz wants to run her own smart jewelry company – a goal that’s well within reach thanks to a research co-op and involvement with the Society of Women Engineers.