Would you like to know what its like to be on the frontline of your chosen profession? Our Cooperative Education Program allows you to work for multiple work terms in a relevant occupation - learning firsthand what challenges professionals in your chosen field face and how your skills might best fit in. Not only do you get to evaluate whether a career is right for you, but this is also a great way for potential employers to get to know you.
Cooperative Education at NC State is one of the largest Co-op programs in the nation, with more than 1,000 work rotations a year placed in a wide variety of fields with employers across America.
Engineering graduates may use the Co-op work experience toward professional engineering license requirements. NC State's Co-op Program has received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Cooperative Education.