below are the steps to sign up with the Co-op Program. Once registered as an applicant,
you will receive emails regarding co-op opportunities, as well as the Co-op
staff forwarding your resume directly to employers. If you have any questions
you can stop by the Co-op office, 152 Benedum Hall, first floor behind the
lobby front desk. Keep in mind this program is for multiple rotation co-op
review and complete the Co-op Statement of Understanding. Make sure you have a
few minutes to thoroughly read through the information so you understand the
Co-op process and what you are signing up for.
doing so you will be directed to log into https://usr.engr.pitt.edu/CoOpStudent.
This second step provides us specific information such as: geographic
preferences, do you have a car, what semesters are you able to start a co-op, do
you receive financial aid, live in campus housing, etc. You can also let us
know of any companies you are interested in. Please answer all of the questions
completely and accurately.
both on-line steps to apply, please stop by or email to have your resume
reviewed and approved by a Co-op staff member. Once approved, you can email an
electronic version to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The final step
will be to submit a sample co-op schedule and
unofficial transcript prior to your co-op search. The schedule will help
you in planning out your rotations, classes needed, as well as planning ahead
if incorporating a minor, study abroad experience, or any other circumstances. Sample
co-op schedules can be found on your departmental web sites or ask you advisor
for assistance. You will need to have a final co-op schedule approved by one of
the faculty co-op advisors in your department (listed below). He/she is
available to assist you with scheduling, advice, and successful completion of
your program requirements.
Sample Work Rotations Schedule- Schedule
Questions? See the Undergraduate Student Handbook: Undergraduate_Handbook
Students apply to the Co-op Program at least one semester before they begin their rotations. In order to be eligible for all positions, please see the following dates for paperwork completion. *
Engineering Master and PhD candidates are eligible to complete one rotation over the summer, or possibly multiple rotations pending on academic schedules and programs. Please stop by the Co-op office at 152 Benedum Hall for more information.
Graduate students must make sure that they are eligible to Co-op prior to applying to the program through the OIS office, and an approved Co-op schedule is needed from a Departmental Graduate Advisor. Eligible graduate students should apply on-line and complete the steps listed above.
Questions? See the Graduate Handbook
You are now ready to embark upon your co-op experience!
Once you've accepted a co-op position, immediately notify the Co-op Office
to sign your paperwork: