Internship & Co-op


(numbered 297, variable 1-6 credits)

(numbered 497, variable 1-12 credits)

  • Students will have a site supervisor and faculty supervisor for the work performed.
  • All parties—student, faculty member, and site supervisor—should discuss and set expectations regarding the hours worked and performance feedback before the work begins. All parties must sign the internship proposal form.
  • All additional requirements for employment (if any) should be identified prior to enrollment and an outline of how these will be met explained to the student intern.


(numbered 494, variable 1-2 credits)

Participation in a full-time position at a host organization providing direct, on-the-job experience with professionals already successful in the selected field. The co-op will be in a position closely related to a professional career associated with the major. Students must complete at least two (2) co-op credits during the fall or spring semester and one (1) credit in the summer to be considered full-time status. Course is repeatable for credit. No more than 6 credits may be used to meet requirements for a major and no more than 3 credits may be used to meet requirements for a minor; may vary by academic department.