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UIC Co-Operative Career Experience Program (Co-Op)

The UIC Co-Operative Career Experience Certificate program (Co-Op Program) from the Department of Disability and Human Development is designed to support students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who may not be able to access post-secondary education in traditional ways. Co-Op students take classes alongside other UIC students as they work towards career opportunities in:

  • Arts and culture
  • Social justice and advocacy
  • Health and care across the lifespan

To be eligible for the Co-Op Program, applicants must be:

  • A high school graduate
  • Age 18 or older
  • Have an intellectual and/or developmental disability

Visit the Co-Op Program website for more details.