EXPLORE CAREER PATHS

Finding a career you’ll be happy and successful in requires balancing self-knowledge with knowledge of the job market.

RESOURCES TO HELP

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

If a student takes and passes EGR X for three semesters they will receive a notation on their transcript that indicates a “Certificate in Cooperative Engineering Education”

The following majors have created a “waiver” for an elective for any student who completes three experiential education courses: Biosystems, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Materials Science. Requirements vary depending on department, please discuss your options with your academic advisor. EGR 193 does not count towards this waiver for any department.

ELECTIVE AND MAJOR CREDIT

Financial Considerations and Bonus

Students enrolled in any of the experiential education courses will receive a scholarship that covers the cost of tuition, plus half of any engineering fee applied for the semester of enrollment.

​EGR 391

Engineering Experiential Education I 

 

 For students participating in their 1st work term.  Areas of focus are based on the student’s individual technical position and include professional communication, establishing expectations, and learning from failures.  

EGR 392 

Engineering Experiential Education II 

 

For students participating in their 2nd work term. Areas of focus are based on the student’s technical position and include goal setting, being mindful for professional success, and understanding diversity and inclusion.  

EGR 493 

Advanced Engineering Experiential Education I

 

 For students participating in their 3rd work term. Areas of focus are based on the student’s technical position and include professional ethics, economics and lifelong learning. 

EGR 494

Advanced Engineering Experiential Education II

 

For students participating in their 4th or 5th work term. Areas of focus are based on the student’s technical position and include project management, work life balance, and value propositions. 

NEED MORE HELP?

Please note that as a registered participant in EGR X, you are required to provide the name and contact information for your work site supervisor.  During the course of the semester your supervisor will be contacted to complete an evaluation of your work place performance, based on ABET Accreditation Outcomes.

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