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Cooperative Education and Internship Programs
Center For Career Management Center For Career Management provides specific information on careers, effective job search techniques, and contact with employers from all sectors of the employment market to facilitate realistic career and employment goals. Cooperative Education Programs are just one of the many services offered through the Center For Career Management.
What is a Co-op? A co-op is defined as a formally integrating work experience into an academic program. They are usually 2-3 semester’s of relevant work experience. Co-ops are paid at a rate determined by the company.
What are the components of Co-op? Co-op programs are nationally recognized recruitment programs Co-op is an academic course Course registration is $55 Performance Evaluation
What are the options for a Co-op program? OPTION I: Alternating OPTION II: Parallel OPTION III: One-Year* OPTION IV: Summer* *Where designated by the academic program.
Eligibility Requirements Participating students must be admitted to their degree granting college. Students must complete all course requirements as designated by their academic program. A minimum 2.3 cumulative GPA is required.
What if I’m on Financial Aid? Students will continue to be eligible for all Financial Aid. Students who are participating in an alternating semesters Co-op will have access to the loan portion of their financial aid. All other allocated aid will be carried over to the subsequent semester. Students who are participating in a parallel Co-op will have access to all financial aid that has been allocated.
What is required before I Co-op? Complete the application Attend a required Interviewing Skills Make an appointment with the Co- op/Internship Coordinator, or Graduate Assistant to have your resume reviewed Purchase CareerConnections
We assist you with Co-op Placement! Resume Referral Program On-Campus Recruitment Web-Resume Book Portfolio Development
JUST A REMINDER! It can take up to 6 months to prepare and secure a good co-op position. Therefore, it is important to visit our office for more information on orientation, workshop and registration deadlines.
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