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Working With Us 

Get started with the Co-op & Internship Division of the Office of Experiential Learning & Professional Engagement (ELPE), and benefit from building a relationship with our team to have direct access to Pitt’s engineering and technical talent. Just a few of the recruiting opportunities available: 

  • Post your co-op and/or internship opportunities through our Symplicity platform 
  • Participate in our virtual events and job fairs 
  • Assistance with video interviewing schedules 
  • Visit Benedum Hall and take part in on-campus interviews, presentations, or other opportunities within SSOE 
  • Gain visibility with the direct audience you are looking to recruit!  
  • Are you looking for other resources within SSOE? Ask us for initial assistance with your inquires. 

Please take a minute to review our Employer Guidelines (link coming soon) and then provide your employer information via our Employer Intake form.  

A representative from our office will then reach out. 


Feel free to contact anyone in the ELPE office for more information: 

  • Chris Ann Frankovic   - Interim Director, Cooperative Education – caf54@pitt.edu
  • Alicia Olalde - Global Programs Manager, International Engineering Initiatives, Cooperative Education - a.olalde@pitt.edu 
  • Kristal Cheshire - Program Administrator – krc120@pitt.edu