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Coronavirus: Office of Career Services and Co-op Update

Due to the measures we are taking to reduce the spread of COVID-19, our staff remains available to you, but now we are working remotely. Please contact us directly via email. If you feel you need to meet with any of us, we can work with you to arrange a remote meeting. Students, you can also request a phone appointment via Handshake.

The latest information is available on RIT’s Coronavirus information website.
For questions related to cooperative education:
Co-op FAQs for Students  
Co-op FAQs  for Employers

Please contact us with any questions or concerns via email: careerservices@rit.edu

We provide effective, high-quality services to RIT students, alumni, and employer partners.

Undergraduate and Graduate students, as well as alumni, are supported through their career development and job search success for on-campus, co-op, and full-time jobs. We also provide tremendous support to our employer partners for their recruitment needs on-campus through career fairs, information sessions, and on-campus interviews.



More than 24,000 jobs are posted through our database


Percentage of graduates who shared with us their plans for after graduation


More than 5,200 interviews are hosted on campus


Roughly 9,060 RIT students attended the university-wide Career Fairs last year

Co-op Schedule

Recommended Co-op Work Schedule 2019-2020

Note: You may have the flexibility to begin work earlier, or continue your co-op beyond the recommended start and end dates during the RIT semester breaks.

Spring Semester

January 13 - May 8, 2020

Summer Term

May 11 - August 21, 2020

Fall Semester

August 24 - December 18, 2020

Semester Break

January 4 - January 8, 2021

Academic Schedule 2019-2020

Dates reflect first day of classes and last day of exams. View Academic Calendar  

Spring Semester

January 13 - May 6, 2020

Summer Term

May 14 - August 11, 2020

Fall Semester

August 23 - December 15, 2020

Semester Break

January 4 - January 8, 2021

Experiential Learning Stories

Latest News

  • February 24, 2020

    crowd of people attending a career fair.

    Thousands to attend RIT’s Spring Career Fair

    Nearly 240 companies searching for skilled employees are expected at RIT’s 2020 Spring Career Fair on Wednesday. More than 4,000 students and alumni typically attend the Spring Career Fair.

  • February 14, 2020

    Kibaek Sung metalsmithing a silver platter.

    Co-op stories: Tiffany & Co.

    Instead of having breakfast at Tiffany’s, Kibaek Sung ’19 MFA (metals and jewelry design) got to work with the chefs in the jewelry-crafting kitchen during his co-op with the world-renowned luxury jewelry company.