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Congratulations on your decision to pursue an international co-op! The process involves two steps and both must be completed by the application deadline indicated below (App Deadline) but not necessarily in this order. You must apply to the position and a mandatory meeting with an international team member is required. This meeting can be scheduled by calling 215-895-2185.
For any questions, please contact the international team at:

Ruhr University
Bochum, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall/Winter,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: Drexel undergraduate students enrolled in a co-op program
Dates / Deadlines:

Academic Year below always refers to the start of each academic year. Fall is the first term in an academic year and it always starts in September of every year. Please refer to the start and end date listed below for appropriate application term. If you do not see the date range applicable to you, please contact the International Co-op Team. Click here for more co-op terms details.
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Min. GPA Requirement: 2.5 Number of Positions: 1
Eligible Major(s): Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Program Description:

Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)

RuhrProgram Description:

With its almost 40,000 students and more than 3,000 academic staff, RUB is one of the biggest state universities in Germany. Located in the midst of the dynamic Ruhr Area, in the heart of Europe, Ruhr-Universität Bochum unites all the great scientific disciplines in 20 faculties on one campus.

Job Description and Required Skills

Job Title: Research Co-op in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Job Description:

The student will participate in a research project at the Institute for Thermo- and Fluid Dynamics assisting a PhD student. ( The focus will be on practical work in the labs and will be related to chemical engineering or process technology. The student will gain deeper insight of scientific research from measuring reliable data through interpretation of the collected results to presentation of the scientific findings. 

Required Job Skills:
  • Strong interest in new topics and technology
  • Capability to work independently
  • High degree of organization and attention to detail; ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Strong analytical skills, both qualitative and quantitative 

Number of Positions: 1

GPA Requirement: Minimum 2.5 GPA

Compensation: Unpaid

Housing: Student can rent a room in the University residence hall

Financial Award: Eligible students will be considered for a financial award from the Steinbright Career Development Center.

Visa Requirement: Steinbright will provide information on acquiring a visa.


This program is currently not accepting applications.

Steinbright Career Development Center
International Co-op • 3201 Arch Street Suite 250

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Voice: 215.895.2185 • Fax: 215.895.1473