Develop awareness, explore opportunities, and experience careers through Cooperative Education, a special academic program integrating academic and career interests with paid or unpaid, career-related and productive work-based experiences.
Cooperative Education students are offered meaningful experiences and have the opportunity to:
- Gain valuable on-the-job training in a career of interest
- Integrate classroom theories with real workplace situations
- Establish networks and opportunities for future employment
- Develop skills, attitudes and behaviors necessary for effectiveness in the workplace
Once registered, our staff will assist students with internship placement as needed. The Co-op program will provide relevant classroom instruction related to workplace professionalism, monitor learning and performance through student feedback and assignments, maintain contact with the mentor/supervisor to resolve any concerns, and provide coaching and counseling as needed.
As a UH Maui College Intern, you will be expected to:
- Comply with regulations and policies of your internship site and the College
- Participate as a fully contributing member of the work team
- Make the best use of learning opportunities provided by the employer