Hire a Co-op Student

Lindner Career Services offers a range of resources for employers to tap into a rich talent pool of business problem solvers.

From the initial point of contact to interviewing to securing a hire, Lindner Career Services and our award-winning career coaches are here to help you connect with students and fulfill your hiring needs. If you’re not sure where to start the process, we’ve developed a guide to help ensure a smooth and easy process for hiring a Lindner co-op.

Handshake, UC’s job portal, is also available to employers for connecting with students seeking co-op, full-time or part-time employment. Posting openings is simple and this how-to guide will help get you started.

And, our 
co-op and full-time placement data — updated annually — can help you benchmark your offerings against other companies to ensure you’re able to compete in the hiring market.

From career fairs to boutique events, we host a variety of options throughout the year to introduce you with top student talent.

Connect with Lindner students today by exploring our below catalog of on-campus recruiting activities to engage with our students in person or virtually.

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Branding Table

Conveniently located near the Starbucks inside the Lindner College of Business, our employer branding table allows you to represent your company and interact with business students to increase your company's brand awareness. Tabling is available any time classes are in session.

Info Session

Employer Touchpoint Sessions 

Elevate your brand and give students an easy way to interact with recruiters from your company. A touchpoint session is a great opportunity for company representatives to share detailed information about your organization's career paths. Sessions can take place either in person or virtually. 

Feel free to reach out to our Program Coordinator to discuss options or share other ideas. 

  • Interactive Presentations 
  • Round Tables 
  • Case Study or Case Competition
  • Specific Support Focus (i.e. interviewing, networking, LinkedIn)
  • Resume Assessments 
  • Industry Panel 
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On-campus Interviews 

Make interviews accessible to all students regardless of location by utilizing interview rooms located in The Lindner Career Services Suite. Employers can choose the option of on-campus interviews for added convenience and a streamlined process. To start the process, simply request an interview schedule on Handshake or connect with our Program Coordinator.

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University of Cincinnati Career Fair

The campus-wide career fair, UC's largest recruiting event, takes place twice per year during both the fall and spring semesters. For more information, visit the UC Career Fair site.

Marketing Career Fair

Specialized Career Fairs

Throughout the school year, various business disciplines host industry-specific career fairs. The following majors currently offer specialized fairs: Accounting, Real Estate, Sales, Marketing, Insurance and Risk Management. View this semester's options! 

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Undergraduate and Graduate Projects

Lindner professors are always looking for real-world projects to complement what students learn in the classroom. Utilize our talented network of business problem solvers to tackle a project for your company!

Have another idea?

Let us know! We're happy to work with you to promote other opportunities for students to learn more about your company.

Take the next step

To participate in any of our on-campus recruiting options, complete our brief inquiry form.