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 2015 Schedule

DateTopicLocation

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 

Freshmen Co-op Decision Day

--Become an "official" Co-op Student.

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

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


Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Introduction for Sophomore 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 28th, 2015

Resume Writing, Procedures, and Sign-ups

--How to format and write your resume.  Learn about Lottery and Sign-up process.

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

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


Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Preparation Meeting for New Sophomore/Transfer Students

--Second of 3 meetings designed to prepare new sophomore and transfer students for the initial co-op placement.

Calder Room, 3rd Floor, Howe

3:00 or 4:00 PM


Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Interviewing Techniques I

--How to identify and talk about your skills.

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

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


Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Interviewing Techniques II

--An insider look at practical interviewing techniques/present Elevator Pitch.

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

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


Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Decision Day for Sophomore and Transfer Students

--Last of 3 meetings to prepare sophomore and transfer students for co-op placement.

Co-op Office, 6th Floor, Howe

3:00 or 4:00 PM


Friday, February 20th, 2015

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

 

Sign Up 1:  According to Lottery Number

Sign Up 2:  Continued in the Co-op Office 12:00 - 3:00 (February 25th)

 

February 20th:  Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

 

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Friday, March 6th, 2015

* * Co-op Interview Days * *

Bissinger Room, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

 

Lockheed Martin Ethics Challenge

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

Bissinger Room, 4th Fl, Howe

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

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Making the Most of Your Co-op Experience

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

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe

1:00 or 2:00 PM

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Final Procedures

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

Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, 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!