Cooperative Education Program

Student Testimonials

Alex Kingston, SUNY Oswego Co-op StudentAlexander Kingston
Co-op at Biogen Idec, Fall 2012
Majoring in Accounting:
"Employers look to hire the candidate who is the most work-ready, and the Co-op is a fantastic opportunity to do that. I would recommend for everyone to do it if given the opportunity."

Jason Macleod SUNY Oswego Co-op StudentJason Macleod
Co-op at O'Brien & Gere, Spring 2012
Majoring in Technology Management:
"My Co-op allowed me to utilize technical writing and critical thinking skills developed in college while gaining real-world engineering and environmental consulting experience......transforming me into a competitive player for contemporary job markets."

Amy Lalonde, Co-op StudentAmy Lalonde
Co-op at Welch Allyn, Summer 2012
Majoring in Applied Math:
"The opportunity just seemed too good to pass up......I have been working for two months, and I've learned so much more than I could have ever thought. "

Marshall Ennis, Co-op StudentMarshall Ennis
Co-op at Welch Allyn, Summer 2012
Majoring in Master of English:
"I've been treated as a valued individual while working as a co-op in the technical communications department, and the people I've met here are all incredibly diverse, generous, and accessible."

Nicholas Ibarluzea, Co-op StudentNicholas Ibarluzea
Co-op at IBM, Fall 2012
Majoring in Computer Science:
"Aside from just learning new technologies, the opportunity to work in a large, professional organization was a benefit on its own.... I would highly recommend other students to take advantage of similar opportunities."

Adam Wilhelmi, Co-op StudentAdam Wilhelmi
Co-op at Saab Sensis, Spring 2013
Majoring in Computer Science:
"My Co-op experience with Saab Sensis has certainly tested the foundations built in class, while building upon it with a rich depth of exposure to the industry. The challenges I face working on a dynamic team of software engineers will indubitably help in not only finishing my degree, but continuing my career in the software industry as well."