New Co-op Opportunities
at Fairleigh Dickinson University
Students in the BS Electrical Engineering program and all four technology programs now have the option to undertake
two six-month co-operative educational experiences with pay and earn a total of six academic credits toward their degrees.
The co-op experience provides students a real-world grounding, linking theory and practice, academic and industrial experiences,
and college education and lifelong learning. It better prepares students for jobs, gives them a competitive edge in the job market, helps them
develop networking skills and professional contacts, and allows them to experience two career fields before graduation.
Industry benefits from better-prepared students with real and relevant work experience - saving time and money by
reducing the training period for new employees.
To accommodate the two co-operative education periods, the order of courses and number of credits have been revised,
affecting students both opting or not opting for the co-op.
Some courses are now taken earlier in the program. Laboratories have been better integrated with course work.
Courses in emerging technical areas have been added.
New check sheets are available.