Cooperative Education Program

The Stevens Cooperative Education Program for Undergraduate Students (Undergraduate Co-op) is a competitive program that combines classroom education with practical real-world work experience. A Co-op experience allows students to alternate a semester of academic study with a semester of full-time paid professional work in a job related to the student’s academic program of study.

Benefits to employers

  • Priority access to Stevens talent

  • A pipeline of early career talent

  • A cost-effective full-time hiring solution

  • Students available throughout the year

  • Priority access to our digital Co-op Resume Book

  • Exclusive invitations to Co-op recruiting events

  • Work with a dedicated team of Career Center professionals

Employer eligibility requirements

  • Employers must have a minimum of 10 employees.

  • Employers must have a physical office location regardless of the student’s work arrangements, (e.g., remote, hybrid, in-person).

  • Employers must have an approved Employer Account on Handshake.

  • Employers must offer full-time, paid Co-op Jobs related to eligible academic degree programs listed below.

  • Read the Co-op Employer Participation Guidelines & submit the Employer Participation & Acknowledgement

Eligible undergraduate degree programs

Biomedical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Engineering Management

Civil Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science

Industrial & Systems Engineering


Engineering, Concentration: Naval Engineering

Recruiting events available through the Stevens Career Center

  • On-campus or virtual Interview Days

  • Fall and Spring Career Fairs held in September and February

  • Co-op Decision Day in February and October to meet first-time Co-op students

  • Co-op Networking Night in March to meet all Co-op students seeking Co-op jobs for Summer and Fall Work Terms