Internships and cooperative work experiences (co-ops) provide an opportunity to gain professionally supervised work experience in industry, business, or government while earning college credit. All internships and co-ops should include the following elements:
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All internships must last a minimum of 8 weeks. Students earn one credit hour for each 40 hours on the job.
In order to participate in an internship, a student must:
All co-ops must last for a minimum of three work terms. Each work term lasts a minimum of 8 weeks. Students earn one credit hour for each 40 hours on the job.
In order to participate in a co-op a student must:
All internships and co-ops will be graded as course number TEC 398. Students will receive a grade of Credit or No Credit. No letter grades will be assigned. The course may be repeated for a total of 16 hours.
To apply for TEC 398 and to obtain more information, print the TEC 398 manual. All necessary information about requirements during the internship process are in the manual, as are all of the application necessary forms.