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The following Cooperative Education courses of study are offered:

Classroom Courses

Designed to help students creatively plan their careers, the course covers self-assessment, career exploration and practical job search skills.

Typically, the course includes the following topics:

  • identifying and classifying needs, interests, values and skills;
  • researching occupational and organizational alternatives;
  • job search techniques and resources for employment;
  • resume and cover letter preparation;
  • and job interviewing and follow-up.

Students who are required to register for the classroom course CED 201, Career Planning, should do so after completing all remedial requirements and accumulating more than 12 credits. After accumulating 30 credits, including 9 credits in their major, students who are matriculated with a 2.0 GPA or higher may register for Internship I (See CED 300).

Cooperative Education Internships (CED 300, 400)

2 credits, 15 work hours per week

Designed to help students creatively plan their careers, the course covers self-assessment, career exploration and practical job search skills.

Typically, the course includes the following topics:

  • identifying and classifying needs, interests, values and skills;
  • researching occupational and organizational alternatives;
  • job search techniques and resources for employment;
  • resume and cover letter preparation;
  • and job interviewing and follow-up.

Students who are required to register for the classroom course CED 201, Career Planning, should do so after completing all remedial requirements and accumulating more than 12 credits. After accumulating 30 credits, including 9 credits in their major, students who are matriculated with a 2.0 GPA or higher may register for Internship I (See CED 300).

The following internships are offered by the Department:

  • CED 301 Accounting Internship I
  • CED 401 Accounting Internship II*
  • CED 501 Accounting Internship III*
  • CED 305 Liberal Arts Internship I
  • CED 405 Liberal Arts Internship II*
  • CED 315 Computer Information Systems Internship I
  • CED 345 Multimedia Internship I**
  • CED 415 Computer Information Systems Internship II*
  • CED 371 Video Arts and Technology Internship I
  • CED 471 Video Arts and Technology Internship II*
  • CED 351 Office Administration Internship I
  • CED 451 Office Administration Internship II*
  • CED 551 Office Administration Internship III*
  • CED 361 Business Management Internship I
  • CED 365 Small Business/Entrepreneurship Internship I
  • CED 461 Business Management Internship II*
  • CED 561 Business Management Internship III*

Business Management Internships include students in the following areas of study: Finance and Banking, General Management, Marketing, and Travel and Tourism. Liberal Arts Internships include students majoring in Business Administration, Public Service, Writin and Literature and Liberal Arts.

*Registration in the CED 400 and CED 500 series requires special approval by the Cooperative Education Coordinator.

**Please note that the prerequisites for CED 345 are MMP 200 and (MMP 220 or VAT 171 or ART 354).

Interns can expect to perform various duties related to their major during the internship semester. Sample internship duties may include one or more of the following:

Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Auditing, Balancing, Bank Reconciliations, Billing, Budgeting, Cost Accounting, Debiting/Crediting, Financial Statements, General Ledger Entries, Journal Entries, Payroll, Posting, and Taxation while utilizing Accounting Computer Software Packages, Spreadsheet Programs, and a wide variety of general office skills.

Interns can expect to perform various duties related to their major during the internship semester. Sample internship duties may include one or more of the following:

  • Interns will enhance and develop editorial, counseling or communication skills;
  • sales, marketing, or computer skills;
  • design, record-keeping, or research skills;
  • government and public service.

Interns can expect to perform various duties related to their major during the internship semester. Sample internship duties may include one or more of the following:

Writing, modifying, testing and running programs; setting-up personal computers and peripherals, installing software and hardware for PC users, troubleshooting user problems, assisting with computer network maintenance; creating and maintaining databases and spreadsheets.

Interns can expect to perform various duties related to their major during the internship semester. Sample internship duties may include one or more of the following:

Creating animated presentations; developing storefront websites for clients; implementing designs to be incorporated into a web page; designing magazine covers, business cards, collages, posters and other publicity items through the application of a range of graphics software such as PhotoShop, Director, Adobe Illustrator, Fireworks, and Freehand.

Each student intern is assigned to a coordinator (a faculty member in the Department of Cooperative Education) who is knowledgeable about the student's field. The coordinator helps the student secure internship placement and serves as the student's instructor and advisor during the field experience. In addition, the student has a unique opportunity to discuss and evaluate broader goals and career objectives on an individual basis.

Cooperative Education interns are expected to: work fifteen (15) hours a week, complete a term project assigned by the coordinator, and be evaluated by the worksite supervisor. Most students work part-time, fifteen (15) hours per week, a minimum of 150 hours per semester, in a field related to their majors while remaining full-time students and receive two (2) academic credits. When possible, employers will offer interns a stipend or hourly pay. A student may accept a volunteer (non-paid) rather than a paid assignment in order to complete the necessary internship requirements.

Each student intern is assigned to a coordinator (a faculty member in the Department of Cooperative Education) who is knowledgeable about the student's field. The coordinator helps the student secure internship placement and serves as the student's instructor and advisor during the field experience. In addition, the student has a unique opportunity to discuss and evaluate broader goals and career objectives on an individual basis. Cooperative Education interns are expected to: work fifteen (15) hours a week, complete a term project assigned by the coordinator, and be evaluated by the worksite supervisor. Most students work part-time, fifteen (15) hours per week, a minimum of 150 hours per semester, in a field related to their majors while remaining full-time students and receive two (2) academic credits. When possible, employers will offer interns a stipend or hourly pay. A student may accept a volunteer (non-paid) rather than a paid assignment in order to complete the necessary internship requirements.

Interns can expect to perform various duties related to their major during the internship semester. Sample internship duties may include one or more of the following:

Data entry, providing customer service, developing advertising/marketing materials, recording financial transactions, processing travel reservations, promoting sales, conducting front desk operations, assisting in small business operations, and performing a variety of other business-related tasks.

Each student intern is assigned to a coordinator (a faculty member in the Department of Cooperative Education) who is knowledgeable about the student's field. The coordinator helps the student secure internship placement and serves as the student's instructor and advisor during the field experience. In addition, the student has a unique opportunity to discuss and evaluate broader goals and career objectives on an individual basis.

Cooperative Education interns are expected to: work fifteen (15) hours a week, complete a term project assigned by the coordinator, and be evaluated by the worksite supervisor. Most students work part-time, fifteen (15) hours per week, a minimum of 150 hours per semester, in a field related to their majors while remaining full-time students and receive two (2) academic credits. When possible, employers will offer interns a stipend or hourly pay. A student may accept a volunteer (non-paid) rather than a paid assignment in order to complete the necessary internship requirements.
Interns can expect to perform various duties related to their major during the internship semester. Sample internship duties may include one or more of the following: Interns will enhance and develop editorial, counseling or communication skills; sales, marketing, or computer skills; design, record-keeping, or research skills; government and public service.
Interns can expect to perform various duties related to their major during the internship semester. Sample internship duties may include one or more of the following: Remote and studio production work, camera operation, set design and engineering, floor managing, editing, tape duplication, production assistance, pre- and post-production activities, budgeting, teleconferencing, multimedia applications, marketing.

Business Management Internships include students in the following areas of study: Finance and Banking, General Management, Marketing, and Travel and Tourism.

Liberal Arts Internships include students majoring in Business Administration, Public Service, Writing and Literature, and Liberal Arts.

*Registration in the CED 400 series requires special approval by the Cooperative Education Coordinator

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