Through a coordinated effort between the Co-op Education & Internships Program Wilkes faculty, and intern/co-op site mentors, students obtain valuable practical experience while organizations obtain capable, young, professionals who are able to help meet goals.
Students who meet academic standards and departmental requirements, and have completed at least 30 credits, are eligible to participate in fall-, spring-, or summer-semester programs.
|*Accounting also offers full-time senior co-op employees who work for eight weeks, January to April.|
- number of hours required per week.
- rate of compensation.
- a contact person.
Organizations should submit requests for co-op students at least one month prior to each semester. Requests for part-time employees should also be submitted.
- an academic term project,
- biweekly time sheets,
- reaction papers, and
- a statement of academic employment objectives.
- serve as mentors and assist students in formulating and achieving goals,
- learn objectives related to the position,
- allow faculty and cooperative-education staff to visit the student on site,
- sign students' biweekly time sheets, and
- complete two evaluations, sent by Wilkes, of the interns' performance.