Cooperative Education Internship Program
The Cooperative Education Internship Program provides an opportunity for students to get career-related experience in their academic field, while receiving credit and usually a salary. Cooperative Education Internships can be done on a full or part-time basis, although the student must be a full-time matriculated student. The Cooperative Education Internship Program is open to students who have completed 45 credits and are in good academic standing. All majors are eligible to apply for the program. Although cooperative education internships are usually on a one-semester basis, students can be eligible for additional cooperative education internships.
Employers frequently use the Cooperative Education Internship Program as a recruiting tool, and many students are offered positions following completion of their assignment.
- Sample Cooperative Education Internship Positions
- Frequently Asked Questions about the Cooperative Education Internship Program for Students
- Student Application Cooperative Education Internship Program
- Info Sessions and Workshop Schedule for Students
EMPLOYER INFORMATION: Why Cooperative Education Internships?
Benefits to employers who provide internships are many! Internships can provide the opportunity to accomplish short term projects at reasonable costs. Interns bring a current knowledge base from their academic coursework and new perspectives to the work environment. Employers can also gain wider exposure and increased company awareness through satisfied interns. A positive internship experience can often lead to a potential full-time hire that requires minimal training and ability to quickly take on more responsibility as a result of the successful internship.
Cooperative Education Internship Information for Employers:
- Employer FAQs About the Cooperative Education Internship Program
- Interest Form for Employers
- Cooperative Education Internship Position Description Form
- Employer Evaluation form for Student in Cooperative Education Internship