Student may apply when accepted into Fenn College of Engineering.
This may be as early as the freshman year.
Complete all courses through the Freshman or Sophomore year,
depending on major, to qualify for this professional/studies
Student will make an application
to the program in the Engineering Deanís Office or Career Services
and will be approved by the Engineering Cooperative Education
Student must receive a letter of approval from the Dean of
Engineering to participate.
Be in good academic standing (not on probation) with a cumulative
grade point average of 2.20 or better for application and for
continuing participation maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.20 and
not be on probation.
Complete CSC 121 (Career Orientation) and earn a grade
Complete all required reports and paperwork on time. Prepare
a resume and have it reviewed and approved by the Engineering
Cooperative Education Coordinator.
Student cannot deviate from the above schedule unless approved
by the Engineering Cooperative Education Coordinator and the
Dean of Engineering. Students with valid reasons may petition
to deviate from the schedule by submitting their petition
to the Fenn Coop Office. A student can leave the program only
with adequate notice and a meeting with the Engineering Cooperative
Education Coordinator and with the Deanís approval.
The Deanís Office and Career Services will identify meaningful
work experiences for the student. If the student finds his/her
own position, they must notify the Deanís Office and their Cooperative
Education Coordinator. The Engineering Cooperative Education
Coordinator will contact the student once each semester.
Transfer students must complete at least 8 credit hours of
course work in the Fenn College of Engineering, plus meet the
requirements of the Cooperative Education Program.
A member of the Co-op Staff, the Associate Dean or a Faculty
member will meet with the student and employer approximately
half way through the Co-op work period. If an in person meeting
is not possible, they will establish phone contact with the
student and employer. The purpose will be to review the student's
progress against his/her objectives, the student's evaluation
of the position and the employer's evaluation of the student's
performance to date. The goal is to resolve any issues and ensure
that the co-op position is a learning experience for the student.
The student must formally meet once a semester with his/her
A minimum of 3 semesters of co-op experience is required to
qualify as a graduate of the Engineering Cooperative Education