College of Education and Human Services Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education is a unique educational program in which students integrate classroom study with supervised work experience related to their major field of study.
To be eligible to apply to the Co-op Program you must meet the requirements below:
Undergraduate: Must be admitted as a degree seeking studentMust have at least 60 credit hours at the time you begin your co-op assignmentMust have a declared major (officially accepted into college)*If a transfer student, must have at least one semester of completed course work at UNF Must have at least one semester remaining in program of study*
Graduate:Must be admitted as a degree seeking studentMust be enrolled in courses at the time of co-op* Must declare a career goal related to majorMust have one semester remaining in program of study*
*Consult the Co-op Program Coordinator for specific requirements by individual college.
Important Note: International students must consult with the International Center for eligibility requirements.
There are numerous benefits to participating in the Co-op Program. Through the integration of study and work experience, you can enhance your academic knowledge and professional preparation. These experiences can increase your marketability upon graduation.
To get started with the Co-op Program and get permission to register for the Co-op course you need to complete the following steps.
Contact our office to set-up a pre-work appointment with Maria Castro Co-op Program Coordinator by calling 904-620-2955 (bring your Co-op Application to appointment).
Course Format: This class does not meet in the traditional classroom setting. Instead, the activities of the class will take place on the job, according to a schedule agreed upon by you, the employer, and the Co-op Coordinator. A site visit may be conducted once during the semester to allow the Co-op Coordinator to determine if satisfactory progress is being made.
Course Blackboard Site: This course is accompanied and supported by a Blackboard website. Each students officially enrolled in the course will have access to this site. It is extremely important that you know how to access the Blackboard site and familiarize yourself with its content. LOG IN to the Blackboard® site by accessing http://blackboard.unf.edu.
Learning Objectives Report (link)
Student Self-Reporting Employment Data
Update and Upload Resume in Career Wings
Student Mid-Term Evaluation (completed by employer)
Note: It is your responsibility to have the employer submit this evaluation to the Co-op Instructor by the deadline.
Co-op Assignment Evaluation (completed by student)
Student Final Evaluation (completed by employer)
See the course syllabus (link) for due dates for all of your assignments. NOTE: You MUST submit all your assignments by the specified deadline or you risk failing your Co-op course.
: You will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis.
A passing grade (P) is assigned if you receive a satisfactory evaluation on the Mid-Term and Final Evaluation Forms, complete the required hours for credit and you return all completed assignments to the Coordinator by the established due dates.
A failing grade (F) is assigned when you do not submit written assignments, receive an unsatisfactory employer evaluations, or prematurely terminate your work assignment without consultation and agreement from both the Co-op Coordinator and the employer.
An incomplete grade (I) may be given under special circumstances, which must be discussed and agreed upon with the Co-op Coordinator. This incomplete grade will revert to a failing grade if the matter is not resolved in a timely manner.
For more program information contact:Co-op Program CoordinatorMaria Castro904-620-2955
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