WHAT IS COOPERATIVE
EDUCATION AND WHY SHOULD YOU PARTICIPATE?
aim of the Cooperative Education Program is to combine classroom learning with
practical work experience.
WHAT DO YOU GAIN FROM
PARTICIPATING IN THE COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM?
HOW DO YOU QUALIFY FOR
more, declared major, and chairperson approval.
HOW DO YOU APPLY FOR A
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE?
HOW MANY CREDITS CAN YOU
EARN AND WHERE ARE THEY APPLIED?
Cooperative education at NJCU is
an academic program with faculty supervision. Students may earn up to 12
credits out of the 128 needed for graduation and 2 to 6 credits per
semester. The credit requires two
registration numbers. Students receive a
pass/fail for the work experience and a grade for a project assigned by a faculty
coordinator from their major field of study. A co-op internship can be either part-time
or full-time. Credit is determined by
the number of hours that a student is interning.
Credits earned can be applied
toward free electives or as an elective within the major field of study, with
approval of the department chairperson. Students should contact their department
chairperson regarding application of cooperative education credit within the
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO
AFTER A COOPERATIVE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE?
Career Center, Vodra Hall 101Toll Free: (800) 624-1046 or (201) 200-3005/6 Fax: (201)