Downstream Chemical Engineer Co-op Experience at BP

Last spring semester, I worked at BP Whiting Refinery as a Process Safety Engineer Co-op, and it has been such an extraordinary experience. My past 16 weeks were devoted to working on three big projects with three different asset teams: Process Safety, Process Management, and Automation. Though my friends who have done a co-op rotation…

Different Types of Career Fairs

One of the most common ways to get an internship or co-op is through recruiters and employers that are coming to the University of Cincinnati from time to time. It is a really great opportunity to present yourself, give your elevator pitch and get their contact information to follow up later. UC hosts two major Career Fairs for students both in fall and spring semesters….

Interview Tips

Did you just get a phone call saying you’d have an interview next week? CONGRATULATIONS! Are you excited? Are you nervous? Yes, interview apprehension happens to everyone, but don’t let it block you from getting an offer to work for dream companies. So, I would like to share with you a few tips on how…

Career Fair 4.0

“The day has finally come, and I am more than ready for it! Stand up with my shoulders back, career fair here I come!” Well, that was me 2 weeks ago at Career Fair. This is my third year at UC, and I was looking for my second co-op. Sooooo, Career Fair was everything for me. I knew that…

The International Co-op Program

I say this a lot. Probably too much. Still, I’ll say it again.Coming to the University of Cincinnati unlocks a lot of other opportunities for you. One such interesting program is the ICP, or International Co-op Program. The International Co-op Program gives students an opportunity to learn a new language and work abroad. Working abroad…

The Co-op Life

One of the main reasons I chose to come to UC was the co-op program. A year and a half’s worth of work experience when you graduate? Sounds like a good deal to me. This past semester was my first co-op rotation, and I did it with the Business Intelligence team at The David J…