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 - Fall 2014 Schedule

DateTopicLocation

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 

Introduction To Cooperative Education

--First year students--learn how co-op can work for you and how you can become a co-op student.

DeBaun Auditorium

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


Thursday, August 28th, 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


Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Preparation Meeting for New Sophomore/Transfer Students

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

Calder Room, 3rd Floor, Howe

3:00 or 4:00 PM


Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Introduction to Cooperative Education

--REPEAT meeting for those who missed 8/27 meeting

Bissinger Room, 4th Fl, Howe

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


Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Decision Day for Sophomores and Transfers

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

Co-op Office, 6th Fl, Howe

3:00 or 4:00 PM


Wednesday, October 1st 2014

Co-op Student Panel

--First year students--talk with experienced co-op students about their work experiences.

DeBaun Auditorium

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


Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Co-op Employer Panel

--First year students--co-op employers discuss the opportunities at their work sites and their expectations of co-op students.

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

1:00 or 2:00 PM


Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Ethics in the Work Place

--First year students--an interactive presentation on workplace ethics from an experienced IT professional.

 

DeBaun Auditorium

1:00 or 2:00 PM

   

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

 

* * Co-op Decision Day * *

--First year students:  Sign up to become an "official" co-op student.

Bissinger Room, 4th Fl, Howe

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!