Cooperative Education Program At UNF
The University of North Florida Cooperative Education Program is designed to assist students achieve their educational and career goals, in conjunction with meeting the future human resource needs of co-op employers. Students gain practical work experience relevant to their major field of study over a period of multiple semesters.
Note: Employers interested in posting a full-time or part-time position please click on the following link ../recruiting/postingjobs.html )
Co-op at a glance:
Students register for the Co-op course, just like any other class, for every semester spent working in a Co-op position.
Internships at a glance:
Academic departments may require internships to meet degree requirements or offer internships on an optional basis. The Co-op coordinator can assist employers in identifying the best work experience program for their organization.
To ensure that the co-op program goes as smoothly as possible, the University of North Florida encourages employers to complete the following before hiring a co-op student.
A supervisor who accepts a University of North Florida co-op student in his/her department has four primary responsibilities. I- Plan the work assignments in advance of the student's arrival.
II- Introduce the student to department personnel and orient the student to the department.
III- Supervise the student on the job.
IV-Evaluate the student's performance
Previous Cooperative Education employers include:
Adtec, Inc.Advanced Environmental Laboratories, Inc.Advantus CorporationAlltel American Association of Clinical EndocrinologistsAmerican Lung AssociationAmtech Computer Services Anheuser-Busch, Inc.Applied Digital SolutionsApplications Engineering Group, Inc.Armor Holdings, Inc.Arnold Transportation ServicesBank of AmericaBaptist MedicalBellSouthBest Buddies JacksonvilleBill Simpson & Associates, Inc.Black & VeatchBlue Cross/Blue Shield of FloridaBombardier Capital, Inc.Brooks Rehabilitation Center Capernaum, Inc.Children’s Home Society, Buckner DivisionCitibank Universal Card ServicesCitiStreetCity of JacksonvilleClear Channel CommunicationsCoastline LendingCommerce Diving AcademyCommunity HospiceCommunity in School of Jax, Inc.ComsysCongressman Ander CrenshawCSX TransportationDuval County Public HealthECI Telecom, Inc.Elkins Construction, Inc.England, Thims, & Miller, Inc.Enterprise Rent-A-CarFlorida Department of Children and Families Florida Department of Environmental ProtectionFlorida Department of TransportationFlorida Times Union Georgia Pacific CorporationGlobal Food Resources, Inc. The Haskell CompanyHealth Care Management Consulting, Inc. HomeSide LendingIBM Global Services, Inc.Industrial Power Systems, Inc.Information Display Systems, Inc.Jackson & HewittJacksonville Chamber of CommerceJacksonville & The Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau Jacksonville Economic Development CommissionJacksonville Electric AuthorityJacksonville Humane SocietyJacksonville JaguarsJacksonville Transportation AuthorityJohn Hancock Financial ServicesKPMGLaw Offices of David James ThorpeLegacy Trust CompanyMalivai Washington Kids Foundation
Managing Partners, Inc.The Mandarin NewsMayo ClinicMedical Services CompanyMemorial Hospital Mental Health Association of N. E. Florida Merrill Lynch MGT Information, Inc.The Miralink Group, Inc.NAS Naval Air DepotNASA National Council on Compensation InsuranceNational Park ServiceNortheast Florida Regional Planning CouncilNorthrop Grumman Newport NewsNuvell Financial Services and National Auto FinanceOrthodontic Centers of AmericaPGA TourPredator ProductsPrologic ControlsPrudential Insurance CompanyRingPower SystemsRowe & Rowe P.A.ScottradeSea Star LineSemcorSeminole Electric CooperativeSidewinder TechnologiesSmurfit-Stone Container Corp.Southwest Signal EngineeringSt. Johns River Water ManagementSt. Luke’s HospitalSt. Vincent’s Medical CenterState Attorney’s Office, Fourth Judicial CircuitSummer Breeze TransportThe Arthur Wilbur Co./Outdoor Décor.com The Dalton AgencyThe Stellar GroupSungard Corbel Taylor Engineering Systems, Inc.Timucuan Ecological & Historic PreserveTNT LogisticsUnicorp IT Solutions GroupUnison IndustriesU.S. Army Corps of EngineersU.S. Department of the Navy, Naval Air StationU.S. Naturalization & Immigration ServicesUniversity of North Florida VA Medical Centers- Lake City and Gainesville Verizon Services GroupVestcor Realty Management, Inc.VistakonWachoviaWalt Disney WorldWater Recovery, Inc.Water’s Edge MagazineWinn-DixieWilliams Earth SciencesWJKS Channel 17WJXT Channel 4WTLV Channel 12W.W. Gay Facility Automation, Inc.W.W. Gay Fire & Integrated Systems, Inc.
Who To Contact:
College of Arts and Sciences
Career Success Center
Brooke Hammon, Employer Relations Coordinator
Brooks College of Health
Professional Development Center
Rachel Martin, Employer Relations
Building 39, Room 2027B
Coggin College of Business
Career Management Center
Building 42 | Suite 2021
College of Education and Human Services
Building 57, Suite 1300
College of Computing Engineering and Construction
Career Development Center
CCEC Career Development Center
Building 50, Room 3130
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