Cooperative Education Program
Frequently Asked Questions
As a student, the requirements for Co-Op can be found in the For Student Page and For Teacher Page. As an employer, the requirements and expectations are listed on the For Employer Page.
Yes! Guidelines can be found in the Co-Op agreement form (here)
3. How can I tell when the Cycles and Trimesters begin?
Cycle and Trimester beginnings and other dates can be found here!
5. What are the benefits of Co-Op?
Students are able to achieve hands-on experience in their field of study, while employers work with individuals already versed in the language, procedures, and technology of the industry.
6. What shops provide Co-Op/Placement opportunities?
All shops have the opportunity to provide Co-Op/Placement, speak to your shop instructor for more information on what the shop provides.
7. What is the difference between Co-Op and Placement?
Co-Op: Co-Op is an opportunity for paid training through the employer you work with during your 6-day shop cycle.
Placement: Placement is an opportunity to work with an employer to enhance the skills that you learn in the career major during your 6-day shop cycle.
8. How long does Co-Op/Placement last?
The entire school year. Some may last for trimesters, speak with your shop instructor for additional information.
9. Who do I speak with if I have any additional questions?
Contact the Co-Op Coordinator and Placement Facilitator to answer questions or get more information. Go here!