Cooperative Education Course

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Experiential Learning: CO-OP

Fast-track your career

Cohort 4: February 1, 2023 to July 31, 2023

 

 

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To view and apply for the CO-OP positions,

log in to your CareerWEB account and check available CO-OP

positions under Jobs | Search | Position Type | CO-OP

 What is BUSC 4000 – Experiential Learning: CO-OP?

  • Three credits elective course pass/fail
  • Work full-time for six months at a CO-OP partner/employer
  • Gain hands-on experience in your major

Why CO-OP?

  • Gain a competitive edge of six months of work experience before graduation
  • Enhance your career readiness
  • Develop your skills while exploring career options
  • Build your professional network

How is a CO-OP different from an Internship?

  • Longer duration: working six months on a full-time basis
  • A supervising faculty mentor will guide the student throughout the CO-OP journey
  • The CO-OP is co-graded by the faculty and the employer 
  • All CO-OP positions are carefully secured by the Career Center and have been reviewed by the Career Center and the faculty supervisor

Eligibility

  • Students declared within the School of Business with junior standing or higher at the start of CO-OP
  • An overall GPA of 3.2 or higher at the time of application
  • A prior well-documented internship is preferable
  • Active engagement in extracurricular activities is preferable
  • Feedback from AUC selection panel
  • Acceptable performance on co-op partner’s assessment(s) as applicable  

Terms and Conditions

  • Registration: no concurrent courses are allowed during spring 2023 and summer 2023 
  • Graduation: the CO-OP semester can not be the final one. Students would need to have the remaining courses to register in during at least fall 2023. Students would graduate fall of 2023 or later. 
  • Grading: Co-evaluation by the faculty member and CO-OP partner/employer
  • Compensation: CO-OP students receive monthly stipends from CO-OP employers that differ from one employer to another

Scholarships

  • All students applying to the CO-OP course will be considered automatically for limited competitive partial scholarships
  • Financial aid will not be granted during the entire CO-OP experience. However, financial aid for the following semester will be unchanged, given that the student applies for renewal of his/her financial aid. Students will still be automatically considered for the CO-OP scholarship
  • Students currently on scholarships will need to email the Office of Student Financial Affairs and scholarships with the subject “CO-OP: Student Name and ID” to align with their respective donors that they extend their studies at AUC for one semester
  • Students will be informed of the decision of their scholarship upon the completion of AUC’s internal selection process

CO-OP Partners

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Application Process

  1. Log into your Career Web account

  2. Check available CO-OP positions under jobs/internships search

  3. Check your eligibility and apply to CO-OP positions with your resume

CO-OP Process Timeline

Application deadline: November 20, 2022

AUC Internal Selection: December 8, 2022

Employer Selection: January 11, 2023 (TBC)

CO-OP Start Date: February 1, 2023

Important Note

  • Students should register normally for spring 2023 courses until the CO-OP selection process is complete

  • Upon acceptance in CO-OP by the employer, students will be registered automatically in the CO-OP course. Once registered, students will be dropped from any other spring 2023 courses and will be required to pay applicable CO-OP course tuition fees after considering any scholarship coverage

 

Apply Now

To view and apply for the CO-OP positions, log in to your CareerWEB account and check available CO-OP positions under Jobs | Search | Position Type | CO-OP

Questions?

Send an email to co-op-bus@aucegypt.edu.

 

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