Cooperative Education Course (CO-OP)

Fast-Track your Career

  • Three credits elective course Pass/Fail
  • Work full-time for six months Aug - Jan At a CO-OP partner/employer
  • Gain hands-on experience in your major
  • Gain a competitive edge of six months of work experience before graduation

  • Enhance your Career Readiness!

  • Develop your skills while exploring career options

  • Build your professional network

  • Longer duration: working six months on a full-time basis

  • A supervising faculty mentor will guide the student throughout the CO-OP journey

  • The CO-OP is co-graded by the faculty and the employer 

  • All CO-OP positions are carefully secured by the Career Center and have been reviewed by the Career Center and the Faculty supervisor

  • Students declared within the School of Business with junior standing or higher at the start of CO-OP.

  • An overall GPA of 3.2 or higher at the time of application

  • A supporting recommendation letter from faculty

  • A prior well-documented internship is preferable

  • Active engagement in extracurricular activities is preferable

  • Feedback from AUC selection panel

  • Acceptable performance on co-op partner’s assessment(s) as applicable  

  • Registration: no concurrent courses are allowed during Fall 2021 and Winter 2022

  • Graduation: The CO-OP semester can not be the final one. Students would need to have the remaining courses to register in during at least Spring 2022. Students would graduate SP22 or later. 

  • Grading: Co-evaluation by the faculty member and CO-OP partner/employer

  • Compensation: CO-OP students receive monthly stipends from CO-OP employers that differ from one employer to another

  • All students applying to the CO-OP course will be considered automatically for limited competitive partial scholarships.

  • Financial aid will NOT be granted during the entire CO-OP experience. However, financial aid for the following semester will be unchanged, given that the student applies for renewal of his/her financial aid. Students will still be automatically considered for the CO-OP scholarship.

  • Students currently on scholarships will need to email the Office of Student Financial Affairs and Scholarships at with the subject “CO-OP: Student Name and ID” to align with their respective donors that they extend their studies at AUC for one semester.

  • Students will be informed with the decision of their scholarship upon the completion of AUC’s internal selection process


The Central Bank of Egypt

  1. Log into your CareerWEB account at

  2. Check available CO-OP positions under Jobs/Internships -> Search

  3. Check your eligibility and apply to CO-OP positions with your resume

  4. Fill out the google form mentioned in the CO-OP job description, it should only be filled once 

Application deadline: June 6, 2021



June 6, application deadline

AUC Internal Selection

TBAcommitment form

Employer Selection

July 15 (TBC), course registration



  • Students should register normally for Fall 2021 courses until the CO-OP selection process is complete.

  • Upon acceptance in CO-OP by the employer, students will be registered automatically in CO-OP course. Once registered, students will be dropped from any other Fall 2021 courses, and will be required to pay applicable CO-OP course tuition fees after considering any scholarship coverage.



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