There are two methods by which students may participate in a co-op: the alternating method or the parallel method. The alternating approach rotates students between periods of full-time employment and full-time schooling. The parallel approach allows students to work and attend school during the same period of time.
Participation in a cooperative education program gives students the opportunity to:
Interested students must have completed a minimum of one semester at Seminole State College and have a grade point average of at least 2.5. They must currently have, or must obtain through the assistance of the co-op staff, a job that is related to their academic and career goals. Students seeking to register for co-op credit must be registered in Career Link.
Qualified students may register for one, two or three cooperative education credit hours per term. The number of co-op credits students can earn is based on degree requirements and the number of hours spent working in co-op positions.
Students are required to: