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Engineering Co-op Program

Co-op is an opportunity for you to advance your knowledge and skills in the context of industry, government, and society. Through the Co-op Program you will be empowered to create a career plan that will enable you to make well-informed choices for lifelong career success.

Co-op Learning Outcomes

After completing the Co-op program, you should demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply classroom knowledge to actual work situations
  • Communicate effectively
  • Design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data
  • Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
  • Function as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • Recognize the need for, and engage in, lifelong learning
  • Understand contemporary issues
  • Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • Utilize job search skills: resume, interview, decision making skills
  • Develop professional contacts
  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback
  • Take initiative in a professional setting