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Warriors at Work

Warriors at Work

Get Real-World Ready with a Paid Co-Op

Warriors at Work is an exclusive opportunity for ambitious students to participate in a full-time, six-month, paid co-op experience at prestigious companies, while staying on track to graduate in four years.

Co-Ops Lead to Higher Job Placements & Salaries

When it comes to career readiness, we believe getting outside of the classroom is key.

You’ll complement your coursework with real-world, hands-on learning in the field when you participate in Warriors at Work. Employers value candidates with practical experience. Our co-op participants often have higher job placement rates and receive more competitive salary offers.

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Career Outcomes Rate

96% of Merrimack’s undergraduate class of 2022 were either employed, participating in voluntary service, or continuing their education within nine months of graduation.

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Median Salary

For Merrimack graduates who are 10鈥15 years into their careers.

Source: Payscale College Salary Report, 2021

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Jobs & Internships Available

There are more than 100,000 jobs, internships and co-ops available to our students on , Merrimack’s online career management partner.

Warriors at Work Benefits

Finish Your Co-Op & Graduate in 4 Years

You'll get real-world experience and a bachelor's degree in only four years.

Take Up to Two Free Courses

You're eligible to take free courses during the summer and winter sessions.

Get Concierge Course Registration

You'll receive priority access to courses - you don鈥檛 have to worry about registering!

Access Dedicated Faculty/Career Advising

You'll have one-on-one access to a dedicated faculty champion and career advisor.

Get Paired Up with a Mentor

Your mentor will provide you with personalized advice and support.

Receive Guaranteed Parking

During your co-op semester you will get guaranteed parking at Merrimack.

Adjust Your Housing & Meal Plan

During your co-op, you may adjust your housing/meal plan to accommodate your co-op.

Earn Up to $20K at Your Co-op

You can earn up to $20,000 during your six-month co-op placement.

Co-Op Student Spotlights

鈥淚 recently completed my 6 month co-op at Walt Disney World as a Park Greeter in Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park. During my time there, I learned about company operations and learned the park's core values of Efficiency, Safety, Courtesy, Show, and Inclusion.鈥

Casey Stevenson '24

Co-Op at Walt Disney World
Major: Communication & Media

Chris Rincon

"I'm thrilled to start a Spring 2024 Electro-Mechanical Co-op position at Draper Laboratory! None of this would have been possible without the fantastic connections made at the NSBE Fall Regional Conference. Grateful for the opportunity and excited for what's ahead!鈥

Chris Rincon '25

Electro-Mechnical Co-Op at Draper Laboratory
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Kylie Flanagan

"I am grateful for all of the connections I made over the past 4 years in the classroom as well as through leadership roles! I look forward to completing my Master of Science in Accounting with a focus in Taxation at Merrimack over the next year and then transitioning to a full-time tax associate at next July!"

Kylie Flanagan '25

Co-Op at Baker Tilly
Major: Business Administration, Accounting & Corporate Finance

Mary Flaherty

"I鈥檓 so thankful for all my friends and mentors at 成人福利视频 who have played huge roles in shaping my success and for being a part of this unforgettable experience. I am excited to begin my next journey and start working with next month!"

Mary Flaherty '23

Co-Op at Andersen
Major: Accounting & Business Management

How Merrimack's Co-Op Program Works

You'll Be Assigned a Faculty Champion

When you participate in Warriors at Work, your program will have a Faculty Champion who is dedicated to:

  • Preparing you for your co-op job responsibilities
  • Guiding you to find appropriate placement in positions that align with your career goals
  • Ensuring that your intended learning experience and objectives are met.

You'll Engage in a Number of Warriors at Work Activities

In the first two years of the Warriors at Work program, you’ll participate in activities to help you develop the skills and relationships you need to succeed. Activities include:

  • First Year Seminar
  • “First Summer鈥 employment
  • Mentoring opportunities with upper class students and young alumni
  • Service learning and civic engagement opportunities,
  • Faculty-led research projects and internships
  • Trips to visit and explore industry facilities and work environments聽

You'll Plan Your Co-op Experiences

  • You should plan for your co-op experience during the fall or spring semesters of your junior year or fall of your senior year.
  • Typical calendar placements will schedule a position from July-December or January-June. During this academic year, you will enroll in winter and summer courses to stay 鈥渙n track鈥 to graduate in four years.

You'll Follow a Four-Year Road Map

Freshman Year

Start off strong during your freshman year at Merrimack in your first-year experiential/co-op seminar which prepares you to participate in your paid, summer pre-co-op placement.

Match with your mentor (young alumni/upper-class student) and participate in a group service learning experience.

Sophomore Year

Dive deeper through internships, group immersion trips (domestic or study abroad), unique opportunities to network and build mentorship connections.

Participate in group site visits to local organizations and benefit from the cohort-based Professional Development Retreat (PDR).

Junior Year

Grow your skills at your co-op site over six months with a premier employer partner and support from your faculty/advisor/champion through regular check-ins.

Get networking opportunities with top executives, continue mentorship meetings and complete the co-op reflection course.

Senior Year

In your final year, prepare for life post-graduation by bringing all of your experiences from your co-op together into a polished and well-reviewed resume.

Showcase your hard and soft skills at Merrimack alumni events and industry partner get togethers to allow for exclusive job searching.

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Students have the potential to earn up to $20,000 during a six month co-op placement

Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers

Top Co-Op Companies

成人福利视频 co-op participants have worked at a number of prestigious organizations and companies, including:

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Fidelity Investments
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Pfizer
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Eligible Majors

Students from the following majors have the opportunity to participate in Warriors at Work:

  • Accounting*
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Communication and Media
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Data Science
  • Engineering – Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology

*Accounting co-op placements typically last 3-4 months, depending on the employer and time of year.聽

Four-Year Road Map

Freshman Year
Start off strong in your first-year experiential/co-op seminar which prepares you to participate in your paid, summer pre-co-op placement; match with your mentor (young alumni/upper-class student) and participate in a group service learning experience.
Sophomore Year
Dive deeper through internships, group immersion trips (domestic or study abroad), unique opportunities to network and build mentorship connections; participate in group site visits to local organizations and benefit from the cohort-based Professional Development Retreat (PDR).
Junior Year
Grow your skills at your co-op site over 6 months with a premier employer partner with support from your faculty/advisor/champion through regular check-ins; gain exposure to networking opportunities with top executives; continue mentorship meetings and complete the culminating co-op reflection course.
Senior Year
Prepare for life post-graduation by bringing all of your experiences together into a polished, reviewed resume and showcasing your skills at alumni/industry partner events to allow for exclusive job searching.

Contact Us

Students who apply for admission to start in fall 2024 will be automatically considered for Warriors at Work as part of the application review process.

Our Experiential Learning Alumni

Brendan Lavallee
Brendan did research with Jimmy Franco the summer after his freshman year, and held a chemistry internship with 6K, Inc. Brendan was hired full time with 6K, Inc., upon graduation as a Chemical Technician.
Brendan Lavallee 鈥22
Chemistry Major
Erin Lincoln
Erin has interned at the following sites: Charles River Laboratories as an Animal Care Technician and Pfizer as an Analytical Research and Development Intern. Erin is also an undergraduate research assistant with Dr. Azam Noori, NSF Grant Recipient.
Erin Lincoln '24
Biology Major
Rivenchy J
Rivency worked as an intern with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation as a Highway Engineering. He now works full time within MassDot upon graduation as a Civil Engineer.
Rivency Jeudy 鈥23
Civil Engineering Major
Owen E.
Owen has held an internship with Visibility Corporation as a .net developer, another internship with Dell Technologies as a Software Engineering Intern, and has accepted a full time position at Dell Technologies.
Owen Enestvedt 鈥24
Engineering Major