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Cooperative Education is a great way for students to garner hands-on experience while earning college credit! This supervised work experience is related to the student’s career goals and is an extension and application of their classroom instruction. A faculty coordinator, Career Services, and the employer/supervisor share in the intellectual and professional development of the student, which ultimately benefits all involved. Only Newman University students are eligible to participate in this program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a Newman University student.
  • Must attend Orientation and complete all required paperwork.
  • Must be a junior or senior with a 2.0 grade point average.
  • Must enroll for Cooperative Education academic credit.
  • Must enroll for Cooperative Education academic credit.
  • Must attend Orientation and complete all required paperwork.

Procedures

  • Identify a Faculty Coordinator in the school in which you desire to earn credit.
  • Discuss possible cooperative education positions with your Faculty Coordinator and/or Career Services (Information on some possible Cooperative Education Experiences is available in Career Services).
  • To enroll in cooperative education, meet with your advisor and enroll in the Cooperative Education course. (1 credit hour = 30 work hours; 2 credit hours = 60 work hours; 3 credit hours = 90 work hours)  

More information will be available for FA2019 online cooperative education by August 16, 2019. Thank you for your patience while this process is updated to Handshake.

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