Information for Students
Interested in the College of Engineering, Mathematics, & Science Co-op Program
to follow if you are interested in obtaining an engineering co-op:
the College of Engineering, Mathematics & Science (EMS) Co-op
(Click on upcoming events for date and location of this meeting) NOTE:
staff will be attending to assist with questions.
Pick-up Co-op Procedure Packet from 100 Ottensman Hall if you cannot
Make an appointment with the Career
Center staff to review/create your resume,
and/or schedule a mock interview (342-1183).
After you have met with a Career Center staff member, you will register
Once you have registered in UWPioneer
Career Network, you will not be active for a
co-op position until
the College of EMS Co-op Office in approves your status.
allow 2-3 days for
approval and access in UWPioneer Career Network.
and apply for co-op positions in your area of study on the UWPioneer
position descriptions carefully. Apply
only to those positions where you
Career Network for
communications from employers and/or new job postings
and major Department’s Bulletin Board for new possibilities
e-mail accounts - If you do not use your UWP e-mail account as your
primary source, you will need to make sure that it will roll over.
IMPORTANT: REMEMBER TO RESPOND TO ALL EMAILS
SCHEDULING OF INTERVIEWS
selected by employer on UWPioneer Career
Network, sign up for a time to
literature on employers/companies located in Career Center.
websites on employers/companies.
calendar for events. We
strongly suggest if interviewing with employer, that you attend their
Employer Information Session.
your list of interview questions.
extra resumes, unofficial copies of transcripts, and references
your interview questions
business cards from interviewer(s)
interviews as required
sure to ask for proper dress
interview questions (This could be a new set of questions.)
copies of resumes, unofficial copies of transcripts, and references
(approximately 6 of each)
business cards for "thank you" letters
or email formal/professional "thank you" letters
ACCEPTING A POSITION:
you have any questions about accepting a co-op position, see Jean Olson
in the Co-op Office, 100 Ottensman Hall.
Bring copy of an official
offer letter from the company to the Co-op Office
Go to Financial Aid Office
You will be removed from
Co-op status in UWPioneer
Check on your personal medical
insurance to determine if you have coverage while on co-op.
You may wish to check with your parent(s), your co-op employer (to see if
they provide coverage), or with Student Health Services, Royce Hall, about the
private health care insurance available through UWP.
YOU OBTAIN AN INTERNATIONAL CO-OP, THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS.
SEE JEAN IN THE CO-OP OFFICE, 100 OTTENSMAN
Below you will find links that
will help you to prepare for a co-op experience.
Student Co-op Testimonials
Guidelines for Resumes
Career Search Letters
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