Melissa Bazley

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Opportunity Description

An engineering co-operative education experience is an opportunity for you to advance your knowledge and skills in the context of industry, government, and society. Through a co-op, you will be empowered to create a career plan that will enable you to make well-informed choices for lifelong career success.

Co-op is an educational experience that enables you to:

  • combine academic knowledge with industry experience
  • clarify your academic interests
  • test your career interests and goals
  • experience adjusting to a new locale and work environment
  • earn a salary

You apply classroom knowledge to work situations, converting theory to practice, while learning information and gaining skills to enhance future coursework.

2021-2022 Co-op Experiences

Student Eligibility- to participate in a co-operative education experience, a student must:

  • be an undergraduate
  • have completed at least two semesters by the start of the work term
  • be affiliated with an engineering major by the start of the work term
  • be in good academic standing with their engineering major and College by the start of work term
  • have undergraduate coursework remaining following the work experience

The work experience must be:

  • engineering-related work
  • paid 
  • full-time (37.5+ hours/week)
  • the duration of a fall or spring semester
  • occur during a fall or spring semester
  • with an employer in a co-operative experience agreement with Cornell