Current Students FAQ
For our college, a co-op is a multi-semester or summer-fall or spring-summer experience. An internship is a single summer or single semester experience. The quality of the experience, and its correlation to the engineering curriculum, are key in evaluating whether the experience will qualify for registration with the college's co-op and internship program. A student should make an appointment...Read more
Contact the Student Development Center (3124 SC, 319-335-5763).
The first thing to do is to notify your instructors of your impending absence, find out what material you will be missing, and if it is possible for you to hand in assignments late or make up missed quizzes and examinations. If you miss class for illness, personal or family emergencies, or other excusable reasons, you can print an ...Read more
If you have a history of diagnosed learning disabilities and are not receiving assistance, you should contact Student Disability Services as soon as possible to initiate the process of registering and becoming eligible for services. If you have not been diagnosed with a learning disability, visit the Student...Read more
In cases where complaints do not involve alleged student academic misconduct, students with complaints against engineering faculty members should attempt to resolve the issue with the faculty member first. Lacking a satisfactory outcome, the student should discuss the matter with the Departmental Executive Officer (DEO also called department chair) of the faculty member's department.
The Cooperative Education and Internship Program offers students the opportunity to explore engineering careers and develop engineering skills through periods of professional practice while they are still students. Supervised professional engineering-related experiences in business, industry, education, or government expose students to the challenges and opportunities of the day-to-day life of...Read more
Each case is different and so students will be directed to go to their advisors for a meeting to discuss what their remainder time will look like here at the university after the internship or co-op has been approved.
Students who have qualified work experiences can register for the co-op/internship class. This is a zero credit hour class that will go on your transcript and validate your work experience by the College of Engineering. This validation will increase your marketability to employers, potentially fulfill select graduation requirements for certain engineering majors, and (if you are working full...Read more
After you have chosen the institution to go to, you need to do a little research into what courses are offered and if any are similar to the courses offered at the College of Engineering. Go to our study abroad course equivalency site to see which course have previously been approved for...Read more