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Photo from Araks Ohanyan's downtime during her co-op in a nature park in Mexico.

Unique Opportunities Showcased in 2015 Co-op Photo Contest

A contest seeking photos from Drexel students highlighted the best of their experiences at work and at play.
Joshua Williams, a junior from George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science, presents on his experience as a WesGold Fellow to Drexel faculty and staff.

Co-op Students Provide 'Life-Changing' Experience for West Philly High Schoolers

A trio of Drexel co-op students helped run a program that opened more than a dozen West Philadelphia high school students’ eyes to their own potential.
Emily Ballantyne at the top of Volcan Villarica.

An International Co-op Mapping Out the Lungs, and All Chile Has to Offer

Emily Ballantyne wanted to work abroad, but wasn't sure how to fit it in her schedule. After randomly bringing up her hopes to a local co-op boss, the Whitaker Fellow has now made her way to a research lab in Santiago, Chile.
Mollie Snyder Great Wall of China

A Co-op Covering the Best of Beijing Art and Fashion

Less than a year ago, Mollie Snyder "knew basically nothing about" China. But since starting her co-op at a bilingual Chinese magazine in September, she's been elevated from intern to editor, mingled with celebrities and attended high-end fashion shows.
Drexel alum Rich McCracken, retiring from job he began a co-op for 43 years ago.

From Co-op to Retirement: How Drexel Helped Launch a 43-Year Career

When he began his co-op with Ametek Inc. in 1971, Rich McCracken could never have known that he would be retiring from the same company 43 years later. He spoke with DrexelNow about the value of the co-op program which helped start his career.
The chilling and powerful play has become a classic of 20th century theater.

Drexel and Philadelphia Artists’ Collective Team Up to Present Classic Spanish Tragedy “Blood Wedding”

A lover awaits. A bride runs away. A celebration becomes a nightmare. Federico García Lorca’s “Blood Wedding” will have a rare staging in Philadelphia as the Philadelphia Artists' Collective (The PAC) teams up with students from Drexel University’s Co-Op Theatre Company in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design to present the classic tragedy of revenge and deception. The show will run from Nov. 6 – 23 at Drexel’s Mandell Theater (3201 Chestnut St.).
More than 220 employers were involved in the Fall Career Fair.

Employers Line up at Drexel’s Fall Career Fair

More than 220 employers lined up to recruit from more than 1,700 students at Drexel University’s Fall Career Fair on Oct. 9.
Nicole Dykstra with gorilla skull

Zoo Co-op and Internship Bring Drexel at BCC Student Closer to Dream Job

The Co-op program is the centerpiece of the Drexel undergraduate experience, and more than 97 percent of eligible undergraduate students take advantage of it. But Nicole Dykstra, a rising senior in Burlington County College’s Drexel at BCC program, has to be one of a select few who found an internship while working at her part-time co-op to gain more experiences.
Zorbey Ege Canturk

How One Co-op Student Made a Splash at Work

Not many co-op students would swim half-naked in cold, rainy weather on behalf of their employers. Even fewer would have brought home a silver medal at a global sporting event. But clearly Zorbey Ege Canturk isn’t your average intern.

Co-op in Israel Means New Language, New Culture in Addition to Work Experience

As a biomedical engineering student, Julie Speer knew that she needed international experience to prepare for her career. And she realized that she had a golden opportunity through Drexel’s co-op program.
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'Live From New York...": Drexel Student Co-ops at 'SNL'

Ten years ago, Sydney Arroyo started watching "Saturday Night Live" with her parents. Last year, she got the chance to see the show through her own camera lens, completing a photography co-op on the show's set.

Jose Garces

Chef Jose Garces Teams Up with Drexel to Offer Students Co-op Opportunities

If you want to eat at a great restaurant, you go to one owned by one of the nation’s leading chefs and restaurateurs, Chef Jose Garces. If you want to learn from one of the greats, you work at his company. Students in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management now have that opportunity.