Student Testimonials

Jean-LucJean Luc Umwungeri, BTAC Intern
Windstream Communications

“I believe a co-op position enhances classroom knowledge through practical on-the-job training.  I also believe a co-op is a great way to ‘try on’ the career or see if further education would be needed.  And the positions are paid!”


Michelle Pittman
Michelle Pittman, Marketing/Development Assistant
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas

“Participating in a program that allows me to gain post education work experience, while managing a student athlete’s schedule was an ideal situation.  Working with an organization like Big Brothers Big Sisters gives me the opportunity to make a positive influence on the community.”


James Taylor
James A. Taylor, Jr., BTAC Intern
Windstream Communications

“I was looking for practical experience in my field of study.  Co-op was a great way to go to school, gain that experience and earn money at the same time.”


Martena Jenkins

Martena Jenkins, Human Resources Intern
Winrock International

“The UALR Cooperative Education Internship & Career Services Office guided me in the right direction towards getting the career training I needed in my field of study with a prestigious organization.”


Dalia Garrison
Dalia Garrison, Student Trainee
U. S. General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service

“I wanted to use the knowledge I gained in the classroom and apply it to real world situations.  Participating in the Co-op program enabled me to gain beneficial experience which I will use as I embark on my career in law school.”