Cooperative work experience

 

What is Cooperative Work Experience Education (COOP)?

COOP is an academic course that allows you to earn credit for learning that takes place at your job or internship. There are three different COOP courses. Students can earn up to a total of 16 COOP units.

COOP Courses: 

COOP-160 (2-3 units): For students whose current job does not relate to their academic and/or career goal.

COOP-170 (2-4 units): For students whose current job relates to their academic and/or career goal.

COOP-180 (2-4 Units): For students working in a paid/unpaid internship or volunteer position that relates to their academic and/or career goal.

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Danni Lewis, Fall 2014 Co-op student awarded a $500 scholarship at the DVC Annual Awards Ceremony

Christine Morrison, Co-op adjunct joins Danni in her celebration

How to enroll in COOP:

There are three steps to enroll in a COOP/Work Experience course. To enroll, you must check your DVC email daily or forward to your personal email address. 

Follow these three steps:

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Register for the course in WebAdvisor

Summer term requires you work 25 hours a week minimum.

Summer internships require you work 20 hours a week minimum.

 

 Complete a COOP Employment Form

 

 

Attend one of the mandatory orientations listed in the table below.

* Students who do not complete all three steps may be dropped from the class.

 

Summer 2015 Cooperative Work Experience Education

 

June 9 - July 23, 2015

Orientation Schedule

DAY DATE TIME LOCATION ROOM
Tuesday June 9 12:30 - 1:45 pm San Ramon Campus Map E-160
Wednesday June 10 5:00 - 6:15 pm Pleasant Hill Campus ATC-115
Thursday June 11 12:30 - 1:45 PM Pleasant Hill Campus ATC-109

 

Questions about COOP?

COOP-180 UNPAID Internship Forms

 

Fall 2015 Cooperative Work Experience Education

 

Full-term Classes

August 12 - December 18, 2015 (18 weeks)

Orientation Schedule - Attend ONE of your choice

DAY DATE TIME LOCATION ROOM
Wednesday August 12 12:30-1:45 pm Pleasant Hill Campus ATC-109
Thursday August 13 5:00-6:15 pm San Ramon Campus E-160
Tuesday August 18 12:30-1:45 pm Pleasant Hill Campus H-109
Wednesday August 19 12:30-1:45 pm San Ramon Campus E-160
Thursday August 20 5:30-6:45 pm Pleasant Hill Campus ATC-115

 

LATE Start Classes

September 2 - December 18, 2015 (15 weeks)

Orientation Schedule - Attend ONE of your choice

DAY DATE TIME LOCATION ROOM
Wednesday September 2 5:00-6:15 pm Pleasant Hill Campus ATC-113
Friday September 4 12:30-1:45 pm Pleasant Hill Campus ATC-109