Co-op Meeting Schedule

During the first week of your initial semester at Stevens, you will be invited to an introduction to cooperative education meeting. This is the first of a series of meetings that are held on Wednesday afternoons in the fall and spring semesters. They are specifically designed for students who have an interest in the Stevens co-op program. These meetings will explain how the co-op program works, and will also help you to develop skills in interviewing, resume writing and financial planning. Students who wish to join the Stevens Co-op Program are required to attend the meetings, as indicated on the schedule below.

Co-op Preparation Meetings - Spring 2014 Schedule

DateTopicLocation

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 

Freshmen Co-op Decision Day

--Sign up to become an "official" co-op student.

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

12:00, 1:00 or 2:00 PM


Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Introduction for Sophomores and Transfer Students New to Co-op

--First of three meetings designed to prepare sophomore/transfer students for their initial co-op placement.

Calder Room, 3rd Floor, Howe

3:00 or 4:00 PM


Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Resume Writing, Procedures, and Sign-ups

--How to format and write your resume.  Learn about the lottery and sign-up process.

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

12:00, 1:00, or 2:00 PM


Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Preparation Meeting for New Sophomore/Transfer Students

--Second of three meetings to prepare new sophomore and transfer students for the initial co-op placement.

Calder Room, 3rd Fl, Howe

3:00 or 4:00 PM


Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Interviewing Techniques I

--Learn how to identify and talk about your skills.

Bissinger Room, 4th Fl, Howe

12:00, 1:00 or 2:00 PM


Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Decision Day for New Sophomore/Transfer Students

--Last of three meetings designed to prepare new sophomore and transfer students for the initial co-op placement.

Co-op Office, 6th Fl, Howe

3:00 or 4:00 PM


Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Interview Techniques II

--An insider look at practical interviewing techniques.

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

12:00, 1:00 or 2:00 PM


Friday, February 21st, 2014 &

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Sign Up 1:  According to Lottery Number

Sign Up 2:  Continued in the Co-op Office 12:00 - 3:00 (Feb 26th)

 

February 21 Sign Up:

Bissinger Room, 4th Fl, According to Lottery Number

   

Thursday March 6th, 2014

Friday, March 7th, 2014

 

* * Co-op Interview Days * * 

 

Bissinger Room

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

   
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Personal Finance Management:  Insights From A Co-op Alum

--Learn how to effectively manage your Co-op earnings.

Edwin A Stevens Bldg, Room EAS 222

1:30 OR 2:30 PM

   
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Lockheed Martin Ethics Challenge

--An interactive challenge on ethics as presented by Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Bissinger Room, 4th Fl, Howe Center

12:00, 1:00 or 2:00 PM

   
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Making the Most of Your Co-op Experience

--An interactive presentation on how to maximize your first co-op experience.

DeBaun Auditorium

1:00 or 2:00 PM

   
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Final Procedures

--Final instructions will be given to summer, fall, and spring co-ops.

Bissinger Room, 4th Fl, Howe Center

12:00, 1:00 or 2:00 PM

In addition to group meetings, co-op upperclassmen will serve as mentors to help you gain insight from their co-op experiences. You will also meet individually with co-op advisors to discuss your skills and interests, and you will practice resume writing and interviewing skills to increase your chances of getting the co-op position you want. You will be more than ready to begin your first co-op adventure and will be well on your way to success!