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Brett Axler at Taylor Swift concert

Co-op Puts Student on the Scene at Philly's Biggest Entertainment Events

If there’s a high-profile entertainment event in Philadelphia, Brett Axler will probably be there. 

Postcard

Students Spend Their Co-op Collecting Memories From Strangers

Three Drexel students on co-op at the Spaces Between Your Fingers nonprofit have gained more than something to put on their resumes.

Mica Matlack turning a page

Mica Matlack's Job is to Turn Pages in a Book, and it Might Make You Jealous

As part of her co-op, Mica Matlack must don special gloves to turn a page in a 175-year-old book every day. Oh, and she speaks seven languages.

Lauren Sheppard

Student Finds Passion Through ARAMARK Co-op Experience

Drexel senior Lauren Sheppard is working part-time at Philadelphia's ARAMARK after completing a co-op there. She's a long way from where she was four years ago, when she thought her future would take her South.

Daniel Pinto co-op in Sierra Leone

Student Works in 'What Used to Be a War Zone' in Sierra Leone

Not many students can manage a factory for their co-op like Daniel Pinto did for three months, but then again not many students would jump at the opportunity to work in Kono District, the epicenter of Sierra Leone’s diamond-fueled 10-year-long civil war.

math forum

Math Forum: The Co-Op Perspective

Two students from the College of Education have been working at the Math Forum as part of the Drexel co-op program. Read how they not only got into classrooms to observe teacher-student interactions, but also got to come up with methods for teachers to try in their very own classrooms.

Diana Lease

Student Updates Tour Schedules for Beyoncé, John Mayer at Groovy Co-op

Just planning to go to a concert can be a headache. Can you imagine what goes into planning the actual event? Diana Lease, a senior in the Music Industry program in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, is getting her very own taste as a touring and events intern at Columbia Records.

Chelsea Myers

Student Rocks the Logo for MTV’s Online Music Awards

Digital media student Chelsea Myers helped design the logo for last month's MTV Online Music Awards at her co-op at Happy Cog in Philadelphia.

Egypt flag

Q&A with Ibrahim Bakir: The Co-op Interrupted by a Coup

Ibrahim Bakir is a mechanical engineering student at Drexel University and an Egyptian national. For the past four months, he has been living with his parents in Cairo while completing a six-month co-op as a trainee in a Johnson & Johnson factory in 6th of October City, a suburb of Cairo.

Greg Yeutter

Student Gets Cosmopolitan Office Experience in Berlin

Greg Yeutter, who has lived in Germany since last September while studying at the Munich University of Applied Sciences, is now working on a co-op in Berlin with cloudControl, a German cloud computing company.

Victor Fiore

Biology Major Sinks Teeth Into Co-op Experience

Some students are lucky if they can work part time or full time at their co-op once it is finished, but biology major Victor Fiore is planning on spending all three co-ops, as well as the time in between, as a dental intern.

Chris Young

Drexel Professor, Former Student Aims to Make his Unknown Business Known

Drexel business professor and alum Christopher Young was recently nominated for a "Best Unknown Business" award for his company, Async Interview. Now, he wants to make his unknown business known.