Preparing for Co-op

Students prepare for co-op by following these important steps before starting their first assignment:

  1. Enroll in the required co-op prep course (one credit course)
  2. Communicate and meet with their assigned co-op coordinator (based on major)
  3. Practice and perfect job search tools and interviewing skills
  4. Obtain job referrals and references
  5. Attend Northeastern Career Fairs (October, February)
  6. Join student discussions and information sessions for international and domestic co-op opportunities
  7. Participate in mock interviews, attend co-op and Career Development workshops, events, conferences
  8. Research firms/companies/organizations, prepare for and complete co-op class assignments