We know many students learn best by doing.
The UMass Lowell Professional Cooperative Education program provides undergraduate students with the chance to systematically integrate their classroom studies with professional work experiences. The Professional Co-op Program is a partnership among students, the University and employers and is administered by the UMass Lowell Career & Co-op Center.
A Professional Co-op is:
- A three-phase academic program coordinated and supervised by Co-op Staff, in conjunction with faculty affiliated with each participating college
- A structured, selective, voluntary program for students who are in good academic standing
Co-op & Internship Experiences
I am a living example that the American dream is alive and well ... It’s the best place on earth, in my opinion.
Yefry Matos came to the U.S. from the Dominican Republic at age 18, worked as a janitor to pay his way through community college and now has a banking job waiting for him at JPMorgan Chase & Co. after graduation.