How to Register for a Co-op

All completed paperwork must be submitted at least two weeks prior to start date!

Spring Co-ops must start between Jan. 2-17, 2023 and end Apr. 21-May 5, 2023
(Note: those starting on Jan. 2, 2023 need to submit all paperwork by Dec. 12, 2022)

Full summer co-ops must start between May 1 - May 22, 2023 and end Aug. 4-25, 2023.
Track A summer co-ops must start between May 1-15 2023, and end June 23 - July 7, 2023.
Track B summer co-ops must start between June 19 - July 3, 2023 and end Aug. 11-25, 2023

Fall co-ops must start between August 21 - Sept. 5, 2023 and end Dec. 8-22, 2023

In order to be registered in a co-op course, you must complete all of the appropriate co-op forms. Forms must be downloaded and electronically completed. These forms accept digital signatures and all signatures are required. Career Services will sign their sections upon receipt of the completed forms to co-op@mtu.edu.

International Students: Once the registration process is complete, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to a Google form for CPT and a new I-20. International Programs & Services will process your I-20 and will notify you when it is ready.

Step 1

Read and electronically complete the Cooperative Education Program Student Information & Checklist.

Please send the following forms to your advisor and financial aid to fill out. For graduate students, you may have your academic advisor or your graduate advisor fill out the academic advisor form.

The Financial Aid and Advisor Forms can be accessed through the checklist but are also available here for your convenience:
Financial Aid form
Advisor form

Step 2 

Please sign this agreement form with your employer and yourself. When you submit this form to us, we fill out the MTU signature portion. If the signature is needed by your employer, please note that when you submit the form. 

Download, read, and electronically complete the Cooperative Education Program Agreement.

Step 3

Send your offer letter including your start and end dates to co-op@mtu.edu. Make sure your start and end dates are in within the allowable dates in our guidelines.

Step 4 

Read the Co-op Handbook.