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Cooperative Education

Office of

Academic Internships,

Cooperative Education &

Service Learning

Hours of Operation

Hours

M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm

 

Contact us

Main Office

Phone | 260-481-6939

Email | cooped@ipfw.edu

Debra Barrick | Director

Phone | 260-481-5471

Fax | 260-481-5460

Email | barrickd@ipfw.edu 

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Program Requirements

How do you become eligible for the co-op program?

The following requirements must be met:

  • Currently enrolled bachelor’s degree student with an established IPFW GPA
  • Complete freshman requirements in your major
  • Earn a minimum overall GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • Meet any additional requirements established by your department*

Steps to a co-op position

  • Contact the Co-op office (cooped@ipfw.edu) to schedule an orientation/application (Takes approximately 25 minutes)
  • During the orientation we will discuss program policies and procedures. We will also talk with you about your career, and your interests related to co-op opportunities.

Academic areas

Co-op is offered in the following academic disciplines:

  • Accounting *Completed nine credit hours in residence at IPFW that must include three of the following four classes: A201, J100, K201, E201
  • Biology
  • Business *Completed nine credit hours in residence at IPFW that must include three of the following four classes: A201, J100, K201, E201
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering *Must have minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Economics *Completed nine credit hours in residence at IPFW that must include three of the following four classes: A201, J100, K201, E201
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • English
  • Finance *Completed nine credit hours in residence that must include three of the following four classes: A201, J100, K201, E201
  • Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Management *Completed nine credit hours in residence at IPFW that must include three of the following four classes: A201, J100, K201, E201
  • Marketing *Completed nine credit hours in residence at IPFW that must include three of the following four classes: A201, J100, K201, E201
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Pre-Business *Completed nine credit hours in residence at IPFW that must include three of the following four classes: A201, J100, K201, E201
  • Physics
  • Organizational Leadership and Supervision *Must have also completed OLS courses: 252, 268, 274, 280

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Office of Academic Internships, Cooperative Education, and Service Learning

Academic Internships

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