Information Science & Computer Science Co-op Programs

CCI students earn the highest co-op salary out of all Drexel students
Median hourly co-op salary for Drexel CCI students
Average starting salary for Drexel CCI Graduates PayScale 2022 College Report

The IT & Computer Science Cooperative Education (Co-op) Advantage

  • Gain valuable real-world IT & computer and information science work experience before graduation
  • Network and build professional contacts with industry professionals and companies
  • Launch your career with co-op positions that often lead to full-time technology jobs
  • Experience meaningful work at Big Tech and Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft, CIGNA and Siemens

CCI Co-op Fast Facts

  • 92.6% of Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) students were employed on co-op in 2020–2
  • $24 Reported median hourly salary of paid co-ops from AY 2020–21
  • Undergraduate students may choose a four-year program with one co-op, or a five-year program with three co-ops (View sample co-op schedules)

View more CCI Co-op & Career Fast Facts [PDF]

Where Our Students Co-op

  • Bentley Systems, Inc.
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Berkley Technology Services
  • Comcast Corporation
  • Day & Zimmermann, Inc.
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Ipipeline
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • SAP America
  • Security Risk Advisors
  • Susquehanna International Group LLP
  • Vanguard

Visit Drexel's Steinbright Career Development Center for more information about undergraduate cooperative education.

Graduate Co-op Available

Cooperative education at Drexel is available for most CCI master's degree programs (for full-time, on-campus students accepted for fall and winter term admissions only). CCI graduate students can alternate class terms with a six-month period of hands-on experience, gaining access to employers in the computer and information science fields. Whether co-op takes students throughout the United States or abroad, CCI students are expanding their professional networks, enhancing their résumés, and bringing that experience back to the classroom and their peers.

Visit Drexel's Steinbright Career Development Center for more information about graduate cooperative education.

CCI Corporate Partners Program: Connecting Industry to Students

CCI's Corporate Partners Program creates numerous opportunities for our students to interact and engage with industry-leading companies from a wide variety of business sectors. From career networking events and professional development activities to industry-focused lunch and learns and corporate executive panels, students have dozens of opportunities every year to get to know potential employers, develop technical and professional skills, and build relationships that can lead to outstanding co-ops and, ultimately, employment.

Learn more about our current CCI Corporate Partners