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Cooperative Education

Co-op. Get Dollars, Gain Work Experience. Build Network.


Earn elective hours (credit) and get closer to graduation through Cooperative Education.
Log in to Handshake to see all the Co-op/Internships available.  If your current job is related to your Major, it may qualify for the Co-op program.

Click on the links below for details:

Cooperative Education Policies and Procedures
Certify your current job

To qualify for Co-op a student must:

  • Complete 24 semester hours at the 100 level and above
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 and a minimum of 2.50 in major courses
  • Complete English 101 with at least a grade of "C"
  • Attend a Co-op orientation meeting
  • Have a positive recommendation from the Department Chair for the student's major
  • In some situations, be willing to participate in two semesters of Co-op placement
Apply here

Log in to Handshake to explore your options.

Check out agency/company webpages for details on the opportunities listed below:
U.S. Department of Energy EERA Energy Storage 
The White House Intern 
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs 
National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) Intern
POC Capitol Interns 
West Virginia Governors Internship 
Chick-fil-A: Marketing Intern
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance: Financial Representative Intern
Speedway Corporate, Regional and HR Internships
Target Executive Internship

Other Internship Sites  - The Student Conservation Association
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