Student Testimonials

Jean-Luc
Jean Luc Umwungeri, BTAC Intern
Windstream Communications
“I believe a co-op position enhances classroom knowledge through practical on-the-job training.Ā  I also believe a co-op is a great way to ‘try on’ the career or see if further education would be needed.Ā  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.Ā  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.Ā  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 & Placement Office guided me in the right direction towards getting the career training I needed in my field of study with a prestigious organization.”

Ā 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.Ā Ā Participating in the Co-op program enabled me to gain beneficial experience whichĀ I will use as I embark onĀ my career in law school.”


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