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Career Services Co-op Program
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Contact

  • Career Services
    SSCB 3109
    2700 Bay Area Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77058

    Phone: 281.283.2590
    Fax: 281.283.2602

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Office Hours

  • Regular Office Hours
    Mon - Thu: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    Fri: 8:30 am - noon

Accommodation

If you require an accommodation for a specific disability in order to participate in a career event, contact Career Services at least one week prior to the program date.

Co-op Program for Students

Co-operative Education Program

Overview

The UHCL Cooperative Education Program (Co-op) is a planned learning process that integrates classroom studies with supervised work experience. Co-op students are enrolled in a graded course, offered for credit, which requires them to work in a paid position related to their current field of study.

Each school within UHCL has various experiential learning options, including internships. The Co-op program is separate from departmental internships and is available in the School of Business (BUS) and the School of Science and Computer Engineering (SCE).

Student Benefits

  • Gain experience in their field of study
  • Receive academic credit (can be elective)
  • Develop professional skills while you earn money
  • Build a network of industry contacts
  • Enhance prospects of a permanent job

Co-op Coordinator

  • Luisa Beck, Liaison to School of Science and Computer Engineering
  • Berenice Rodriguez, Liaison to the School of Business

The Co-op Coordinator assists Co-op applicants with resume and cover letter critiques, mock interviews, job search tips, and useful tools for a Co-op job search. The Co-op Coordinator maintains contact with enrolled Co-op students and their employers/supervisors through site visits each semester.

Individual appointments and group presentations are available.

Deadlines, Deliverables and Drop-Ins

Co-op Application Deadlines

Stage 1: Applications accepted anytime
Stage 2: Contact the Co-op Coordinator

Technical Report and Evaluations

Deadline: Sat, Dec 1
Due to both Career Services and to your Academic Department

  1. BUS Technical Report or SCE Technical Report depending on your department
  2. Employer Job Evaluation
  3. Student Job Evaluation

Career Services Drop-Ins RSS for drop-in hours

Select a Co-op drop-in for Co-op questions.
Check the schedule or call before you come, as cancellations can occur with short notice.



 Date Updated: 02-APR-2014

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