How to Register Your Co-op

Summer 2018 Co-op Registration Application Deadline:
May 11, 2018

To register for your CO-OP course (TECH 2890, 3890 or 4890) complete the following steps:

  1. Log-in to your MyBGSU, then click on the WorkNet Page.
  2. Click the Register your internship/COOP experience here located in the right-hand column.
  3. Under Type, select TECH COOP (College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering Students Only)
  4. Follow the prompts to complete your application as instructed and submit.

*International students should also consult with the International Programs and Partnerships Office for more information regarding the appropriate work authorization requirements.*

  1. Submit the Application as instructed above.
  2. The Co-op Office reviews your application and will contact you if there are any questions.
  3. Your application is then sent to the chair of your program for final approval. The chair of your program is reviewing the information on your co-op registration application for:
        a. Is your proposed co-op site related to your major?
        b. Are you working one full semester, 40 hours a week?
            (or 20 hours/week for 2 consecutive semesters, if applying for the part-time format)
        c. Are you being supervised at your proposed co-op site?
        d. Are you working at a professional location? (not your dorm room or residence)
  4. Once approved by the chair of your program, your application is sent back to the Co-op office and the Co-op office will register you for your co-op course.

A part-time co-op registration will only show that you are registered for your co-op during the FIRST semester of the 2 semester, part-time format.  

A part-time co-op occurs over two consecutive semester, but all official paperwork is processed the first semester.

DURING THE 1st SEMESTER

  • Apply/Register for your co-op course on WorkNet.
  • Pay the 4 credit hours of tuition for the co-op course.
  • Complete your co-op report.
  • Work at least 20 hours each week.
  • At the end of this semester, you will temporarily receive a grade of "IP" which will then be changed to an "S", pending    successful completion of your 2nd semester co-op requirements noted below.

DURING THE 2nd SEMESTER

YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-REGISTER YOUR CO-OP (Already completed in first semester)

  • Continue working at least 20 hours per week.
  • Your supervisor must send an email to the co-op office verifying you have worked the minimum required co-op hours.
  • At the end of this semester your grade will be updated to S/U.