UMass Lowell runs three cycles of its co-op program:
The recruiting period for each cycle typically takes place during the 3-6 months prior to the start of co-op. For more information on suggested recruiting timelines, view our Recommended Recruitment and Hiring Cycle document (pdf).
To start recruiting UMass Lowell co-op students, you can access our self-serve job posting and recruiting system, CareerLINK. Simply complete your company profile and submit a co-op job description. Typically within 2 business days your job will be available for students to apply to.
You can increase your visibility through special recruiting strategies like on-campus interview days, employer information sessions, company tours, and career fair attendance. We can consult with you on the best mix of recruiting strategies.
The prime time to recruit an upcoming UMass Lowell graduate is during the spring and summer. To accommodate UMass Lowell’s co-op program, the majority of students graduate in August (compared to May at other schools).
To start recruiting upcoming UMass Lowell graduates, you can access our self-serve job posting and recruiting system, CareerLINK. Simply complete your company profile and submit a job description. Typically within 2 business days your job will be available for students to apply to.
While you may not typically think of a college to support companies outside of college recruiting, UMass Lowell works with alumni of all levels and can help employers target active and passive candidates.
You can post a job using our self-service job posting and recruiting system, CareerLINK. However, you are encouraged to contact Career Services directly to talk about your experienced hiring needs. We can help you attract UMass Lowell alumni appropriate to your position’s level of experience.
UMass Lowell hosts several opportunities to connect with potential talent. Mock Interview Events, Career panels, Workshops and Information Sessions all provide special topic discussions to help students become more informed your company and about issues impacting their career decision. If you have an interest in presenting a topic, please let us know. Contact Karen O'Donnell, our Co-op Recruiting & Events manager.