The Steinbright Career Development Center offers several courses for undergraduate students participating in Drexel University's co-op program. Each course teaches critical skills and approaches for conducting a successful co-op or full-time job search.
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COOP 101 – Career Management and Professional Development
COOP 101 is a 10-week course designed to prepare undergraduate students for their cooperative education (co-op) experiences and to develop career planning and job search skills that will remain relevant throughout their careers. Successful completion of COOP 101 is required for participation in Drexel University's co-op program.
In COOP 101, students are introduced to Steinbright and the many services it provides. Topics covered in the course include: identification of career goals, resume writing, effective job search strategies, interview skills, contemporary workplace issues and professional communication.
Students are automatically registered for COOP 101 in the term most appropriate for their designated co-op experience.
COOP 001 – Co-op Essentials
Co-op Essentials is a version of COOP 101 designed specifically for students entering Drexel's co-op program with a history of extensive work experience. Recognizing that these students enter Drexel with many of the fundamentals that are the basis of COOP 101, the Co-op Essentials curriculum focuses on transition. Embarking on a new career, creating targeted resumes, and leveraging previous experience during interviews are among the topics that are discussed. The course also includes an overview of the services provided through Steinbright.
Registration in Co-op Essentials is managed by Steinbright.
COOP 500 – Career Management and Professional Development
COOP 500 is a 10-week course designed to prepare graduate students for their cooperative education (co-op) experiences and to develop career planning and job search skills that will remain relevant throughout their careers.
At Drexel University, all full-time undergraduate students are paired with advisors that support them throughout their entire time at Drexel. These staff members are part of what make up every student's Success Team.
One of Drexel's incredible faculty members, Karen Nulton, PhD, shows her passion for cooperative education through conducting intensive research and incorporating work-integrated learning into her courses.
Steinbright Career Development Center
3201 Arch Street, Suite 110
Philadelphia, PA 19104