Welcome, Employers

2016 Coop Awards
2016 Coop Awards
Co-op Student to the Year, with his employer Fives.

We're excited that you're interested in our programs and sharing your opportunities with CECS students.  We welcome every opportunity to facilitate that connection through internships, co-ops, career events, information sessions, on-campus recruitment and career development programming. 

Overview of Students, Programs and Engagement Opportunities 

Meet and Recruit CECS Students

Create company profile on Symplicity CAREER CONNECTIONS  

  • Post jobs, internships, and co-ops
  • Collect resumes from interested candidates
  • Request on-campus interview dates
  • Free to create company profile, post jobs & collect resumes

Company Presence on Campus & Recruiting Options

On-campus recruiting is an important tool for promoting your brand and company.  There a many ways your company can build an ongoing relationship with CECS, faculty and students.  Companies are encourages to participate in career fairs, company days, information sessions and other events on campus.   

  • Participate in annual events:  CECS Industry Spotlight & Co-op/Internship Career Fair

  • Request & host a Company Day,  Informational Sessions or Tech Talks on-campus

  • Participate in campus Mock Interviews

  • Sponsor or meet with CECS Student Organization(s) or Club(s)

  • Host a Company Tour at your facility for students

Request Company Day, Info Session or Tech Talk on Campus

When can students start their co-op/internship?

Our students are available all year around for either full-time, part-time or for direct hire.  

Student Availability
  • Engineering students participate in co-op throughout the whole year
  • Possible schedules include summer/fall, winter/summer, alternating semesters or only one semester
  • Students are actively encouraged to complete multiple terms of co-op.
  • All engineering co-ops are paid experiences (pay is determined by employer).
  • Co-ops/internships can be full or part time.
  • The opportunity to receive degree credit for full-time is optional for students.

Once A Student Is Hired

  • Follow company protocol for new employee
  • Determine and/or Identify Student Supervisor
  • Notify our office of hired student(s) at either: 313-593-5145 or cecs.co-op@umich.edu
  • Complete Mid-term and Final Evaluations of student performance

Co-op Education

Professional Education Center (PEC)
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