Applying for Internship & Co-op Credit+ Program Overview
Apply for Cooperative Education (co-op) Credit (COOP 2000 Course)
Cooperative Education (co-op) - KSU's Cooperative Education (co-op) program is built around three alternating semesters over a five semester period with the same company in a position that provides experience directly related your academic major. Students in these positions are typically paid a wage.
- Position is full–time (40 hours per week); enrollment must also be full-time during school terms between work terms.
- Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and students in graduate school with a declared eligible major, at least 30 completed credit hours, and a 2.50 KSU GPA are eligible to participate.
- Students must have completed one semester at KSU prior to beginning an intern or co-op position.
- Attended a cooperative education (co-op) and internship workshop (either in person or online)
All applications/requests for co-op credit must be initiated prior to each semesters deadline. KSU does not give retroactive co-op credit.
Apply for Internship Credit (Academic Credit)
Internship Credit - An internship is employment that closely relates to your major and is usually one semester in length. Students may also receive academic credit for their participation (with an eligible major) and the position may be paid or unpaid. Note: Questions about how your internship course credit will count toward your degree should be directed to your academic advisor.
Civil Engineering (CE 3398)
- Participation Requirements: Engineering Standing Required
- Min. of 12 hours in residence at KSU completed
- Min. work hours: 100 hours
- Max Credits: 3 credit hours total may be counted toward the CE Degree
- Department chair approval required
What kind of work/job qualifies for Civil Engineering course credits?
The work duties must be relevant to the practice of engineering and/or scientific research. Production work that includes tasks such as CAD, data collection/analysis, or design qualify. Work that is not related to engineering, such as filing documents, working as a manager in a non-engineering company, or manual labor, do not qualify.
NOTE: All students are required to meet with Education Abroad BEFORE applying for an International Internship. Students seeking academic credit for international internships must also apply for approval through Handshake. Please contact Nadine Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting. For more information, visit the Education Abroad Internships Page.
Students approved to receive academic credit for an internship are responsible for ensuring that they correctly register for the course during the associated registration
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