Co-op & Internship

Important Summer 2024 Co-op Dates

Summer 2024 Co-op Experiences open in Handshake on March 4, 2024

The deadline to submit a Experience into Handshake is May 24, 2024.  You must submit your Experience at least 10 business days prior to your anticipated start date.

Summer 2024 Start Dates: 
Students can begin working on May 13, 2024 in a Summer 2024 Co-op if the Handshake Experience is approved by all parties including the:
- Faculty co-op advisor
-  Employer
-  CDS
-  Office of Global Initiatives (F1 students only.)

Please note:  International students on an F-1 visa must apply to co-op and for CPT.  CPT processing will take 5-7 business days after your Experience is approved by your Career Advisor.  F-1 students cannot begin working until they are issued a CPT I20 containing a start date and end date for their work assignment.  The deadline to enter the Experience in Handshake is May 24, 2024, no exceptions.  For F1 students completing their second semester in Spring 2024, please note the dates below:
- Experiences in Handshake will be open May 13, 2024. 
- Start Date for Co-op Work Experience -  May 27, 2024

Important End Dates
Students can work through to the following dates during a Summer co-op.
- NCE Undergraduate 6-Month Co-op (Spring)  - December 21, 2024
- HCAD, MTSM, CSLA, YWCC and School of Applied Sciences and Engineering Co-op  - September 2, 2024
- Graduate Students' Co-op  -  September 2, 2024
- Students graduating in August 2024 - August 3, 2024