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The experience you get here is for a purpose - to give you a better chance at career
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takes you. Meet our notable alumni.
When should I apply for Co-op? You can apply when you become eligible. Eligibility varies for U.S. citizens/permanent
residents and students with F-1 status.
How long does it take for my application to be processed? It takes about two weeks to process Stage I and another two weeks to process Stage
What happens if I quit my Co-op position? Your grade is based on your work, quitting will result in failing grade.
How much credit do I get for Co-op per semester? SCE: 1 hr credit; BUS: 1 or 3 hrs credit
How much money can I make? It depends on your major, past experience, and the budget of the company. Compensation
is negotiable between you and your employer.
Can I use my current job to do Co-op? No. If you have already started working in a position related to your major, you must
find another position, also related to your major to be approved for Co-op.
Can I get credit for a Co-op job without registering for the course? No. You must register for the Co-op course to receive academic credit.
How am I graded? Your grade is determined by the advising faculty and based on the technical report
and employer evaluation.
Do I have to take other courses? It depends on each student.
How can I find a Co-op job? Use the job binders located in the Career Services office. Enroll in Jobs4Hawks to
gain access to Co-op positions. Market yourself for a position! Network!
What are the fees for Co-op? Tuition and fees are the same as other courses, with an additional $75 Co-op fee
When would I submit the course materials to receive my grade? Course materials will be due before finals each semester, usually the first day of
the final month (i.e., Dec 1, May 1 or Aug 1). Co-op participants receive detailed
information about grade requirements at the end of the semester.
Can I change employers in the middle of the semester? No.
Would I have to submit a report each semester? Yes, among other requirements, you would submit a report at the end of each semester
How can I get more information about Co-op? Contact Career Services to make an appointment and meet with the Co-op Coordinator.