Recruit Students & Alumni

Recruit Students & Alumni

The Engineering Co-op & Internship Program links qualified, interested students with employers to fill temporary technical positions. Employers gain access to recruit, evaluate, and train potential employees while students gain hands on work experiences and credit toward graduation.

Students: See Gain Work Experience through Engineering Co-op.

All ten engineering departments at the University of Washington place a high value on industry experience for students prior to graduation.  The Engineering Co-op & Internship Program is here to help ensure that both students and employers have a successful experience.

Please let us know how we can help you hire the engineering talent you’re looking for!

Employer Testimonials

“The program allows us to interact with students through various events and assists us in the communication process between the employer and the students. We consider this program a vital tool in HAL's College Recruiting efforts.”
—Recruiter, HAL Computer Systems

“We have been using the resources of the Engineering Co-op Program for many years. They present us with a pre-qualified pool of candidates. This allows us to effectively use our interview time to determine the best possible match.”
—Director of Hardware Development, Siemens Information & Communication Networks, Inc.

“We have had great success having students come down to our manufacturing plant. The two original co-ops who came to our site in the late '80s now sit on the Plant's Leadership Team. They are among the best and brightest stars of the company.”
—Human Resources, BBA Nonwovens Washougal, Inc.

Learn what students say about their Co-op experiences in Student Testimonials.