Cooperative Education and Internships
Dr. Peter Farrett, Chairperson
Computer Science & Information Technology Department
Office: Johnson Learning Center, Room 201
Phone: (732) 906-2526
The Co-Op program awards college credit for students working in a paid position in the computer field. Co-Op is an elective course available to students enrolled in the Computer Information Systems General or Network Options. In addition to working 180 hours per semester, Co-Op students are required to attend a seminar which discusses career related topics. You can apply for a Co-Op job by contacting Dr. Farrett in the Computer Science & Information Technology Department. You may also have your current job evaluated as a potentially acceptable Co-Op position. To be considered, your job must be computer- related.
Some positions held by former Co-Op students include:
- Help Desk Staff
- PC Support Technician
- Network Administrator
- A GPA of 2.5 or higher or the permission of the Chairperson
- Recommendations from two Computer Science Professors
How To Apply:
- Pick up a Co-Op application package in the Career Services Office (ED100).
- Fill out the Co-Op application form.
- Ask two Computer Science Professors to complete a recommendation form.
- Prepare a current resume (please limit it to one page).
- Pick up a curriculm sheet for the curriculm in which you are enrolled. Mark each of the courses you have completed and write the grade you earned next to each course.
- Return your application form, your resume, and your curriculm sheet to Dr. Farrett.