April 1st for the July – December cohort.
October 1st for the January – June cohort.

We will collaborate with the companies to find the best fit based on your research background and the company’s needs. You can request to work with a specific company in your statement of interest.

We have multiple corporate partners and have never had all of them filled at once. The Co-Op program is still growing so your chances are good, especially if you are a U.S. citizen.

No. Students are to apply for and be put on non-resident status during the Co-Op.

Your faculty advisor will meet with you and your corporate mentor regularly to ensure that you are on the right track for master’s level research. The faculty advisor is responsible for signing off on your final essay.

Yes. At least half of the students who have completed the program have been international students. Almost all of the corporate sponsors will hire international students.

International students must apply for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) at least two weeks before before their Co-Op starts.