Cooperative Education Program

The Cooperative Education Program, or "Co-op" is a five-year program where students work in paid, full-time jobs in an industry related to the student's academic major and career goals. Students participating in Co-op alternate a semester of academic study with a semester of full-time work over the course of their sophomore and junior years. Stevens Career Center staff work closely with employers to align employer recruitment needs with student academic schedules and Co-op work terms.

Benefits to Employers 

  • The Stevens Career Center has over 20 years of experience creating meaningful Co-op experiences for employers and students.  
  • Employers gain early access to Stevens talent providing a competitive advantage in recruiting and hiring top talent. 
  • Students work as full-time employees and learn first-hand what it is like to work for your organization.

Eligible Degrees 

Engineering Programs: Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Engineering Management, Environmental, Mechanical, Industrial & Systems, Engineering with a Concentration in Naval Engineering, Software Engineering 

Computer Science Programs: Computer Science, Cybersecurity 

Employer Requirements  

  • Co-ops are full-time paid positions, minimum 35 hours per week  
  • Co-op start and end dates must align with the academic calendar  
  • The employer must assign a designated supervisor to oversee the work performed by the student 


To learn more about Stevens Co-op Program, specific Co-op work terms and recruiting timelines, please complete and submit the Employer Request Form and a member of the Employer Engagement team will contact you.

Contact Us

The Stevens Career Center

Location On Campus

Howe Center, 6th Floor
1 Castle Point Terrace
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Contact Types

p. 201.216.5166
e. [email protected]