Eligibility for Enrollment in a Cooperative Education Course
A student must have a 2.0 minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) and have earned a total of 30 credits. Some academic departments have additional requirements.
Transfer students with an associate or a second bachelor's degree do not have to obtain any additional course credit at Montclair State University.
Transfer students without a degree must complete at least 9 credits at Montclair State, have at least 30 accumulated credits (including Montclair State University and transfer), and a 2.0 minimum GPA.
A student must view the “Who We Are” Online Presentation, available during regular office hours, at the Center for Career Services and Cooperative Education located in Morehead Hall, Room 337.
The cooperative education internship opportunity must be a new learning experience: If you are currently employed with an organization, you must provide the University with evidence that substantial new learning will take place during the Co-op semester. The best way to demonstrate new student learning is through one of the following:
A different position within the organization
Evidence of a new project that comprises at least 50% of your time
A student cannot be self-employed or work for a family member.
A student must accept both a Consent Agreement and Statement of Ethical Conduct.