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 co-op process are in the manual, as are all of the application necessary forms.