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Co-op Preparation

Drexel's Steinbright Career Development Center (SCDC) offers the preparation and support you'll need as you begin the co-op process. Whether you're a veteran in your field or your co-op is your first professional-level job, you'll enter with the tools you need to succeed.

Co-op 101

Before participating in Drexel Co-op, you'll take Co-op 101, a class specifically designed to introduce you to the co-op process and prepare you for a professional environment. You will learn:

  • Résumé composition
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Independent job searching
  • Business etiquette

Co-op Coordinators

Co-op coordinators will assist and guide you throughout your co-op experiences. Coordinators are available to:

  • Pre-register new students for co-op eligibility
  • Help students write résumé cover letters and professional correspondence
  • Update students on deadlines and special events
  • Assist students in conducting job searches

Co-op Workshops

The SCDC, located on Drexel's University City Campus, holds career fairs and job search workshops for co-op students. Workshop topics include:

  • Résumé Repair
  • Speed Interviewing
  • Conquering the Cover Letter
  • How to Answer the Tough Interview Questions

Beyond Co-op

After you have your co-op experience, the SCDC also has resources to help you secure your first job, including:

  • Career and job fairs
  • Career planning workshops
  • Advising
  • Mock interviews