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Research CO-OP

REAL WORK

Headed to medical school or grad school? Or on the fast track to a career in research? Alternating classroom study with real, professional lab work can get you ahead of the game.

A University of Cincinnati research co-op allows you to work side-by-side with PhDs, MDs and grad students – learning, earning, discovering and presenting your findings before you earn your bachelor’s.

IN A REAL LAB

Our research co-op students are working on teams conducting important, peer-reviewed research in corporate, university and government labs across the United States and internationally.

Labs include NASA, The Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

GET AHEAD

College of Engineering and Applied Science research co-op includes opportunities to

  • Opt for dual admission with the College of Medicine.
  • Earn $25,000 — and more!
  • Work side-by-side with leading experts.
  • See your name in print — be published in scientific and government journals!
  • Get your BS with a year and a half of work experience under your belt.

REAL STUDENTS WITH REAL INFO

“It’s been great being on a team working toward a common goal, being a part of a much bigger project.” Julia Jones, 2009 BME student

“It’s been a well-rounded experience. I sat in on surgeries and worked with ground reaction force data.” Michelle Mehl, 2009 BME student