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Submitting a Placement in Hire a Red Hawk

This is a brief guide to provide you with instruction on how to submit your cooperative education (co-op) application. In order to move forward with your co-op course registration, please create a co-op/internship application in Hire a Red Hawk. To do so, please follow these steps:

  1. GETTING STARTED WITH YOUR CO-OP APPLICATION
    • Log into Hire A Red Hawk via NEST
  2. REVIEW YOUR ACCOUNT
    • Make sure you review your Hire A Red Hawk account to become familiar with the various tabs and options available to you (e.g., scheduling a career counseling appointment).
  3. COMPLETE THE CONSENT AND ETHICAL AGREEMENT
    • Under “My Account”, click on “Co-ops & Internships”
      1. Check the box next to the semester you plan to do your co-op
      2. Read the Consent & Ethical Conduct Agreements, click “I Agree” for each, initial the bottom and then “Submit Application”
  4. CO-OP PLACEMENT INFORMATION
    • From the “My Account” option, select “Add New Placement”
  5. COMPLETE CO-OP PLACEMENT INFORMATION AND SUBMIT THE APPLICATION
    • Fill out the details about your co-op/internship
    • Click “Submit” at the bottom and this will notify the CSAM Career Services office and your employer about your co-op application submission
  6. ADD THE “DEPARTMENT APPROVAL FORM”
    • Click on the tab for Resources > Document Library and select the appropriate departmental approval form that you need (e.g., Biology/Molecular Department Approval Form, Computer Science Departmental Approval Form, Information Technology Approval Form, or General CSAM Departmental Approval Form)

NOTE: IMPORTANT INFORMATION

By submitting co-op/internship placement form, you are not guaranteed credit or enrollment into a co-op course. Credit-bearing co-ops and internships are determined by your College/School’s Office of Career Services based on the information that you submit.

Once your co-op/internship placement form is reviewed and verified by your Career Services Director and internship supervisor, our office will issue you a permit number, which you can use to register for the co-op course in NEST.