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What is a co-op?

A co-op enables students to gain career-related work experience prior to graduation, providing them with a distinct advantage when entering the job market.

What are the benefits of a co-op?

Students who participate in a co-op gain professional work experience and earn a salary; increase their understanding of classroom theory; retain their full-time student status while working; and develop confidence and professional skills.

Recent BMEN co-op opportunities include: 

I've been accepted to a co-op, now what?

Visit the Career Center's website and sign up for a co-op orientation, as well as meet with the BMEN advising office for signatures on degree plans and GPR approval form if GPR is less than 2.5.

For additional information

Contact the BMEN advising office at 979-845-5532. Students interested in finding a co-op are encouraged to register with the co-op office. They also may visit the Career Center's website for additional information.