Employer Info - Coordinator's Role

Coordinator's Role

Co-op Coordinator... Lane's representative connecting students with the business community.

Lane's Cooperative Education Coordinators work continuously with employers to promote student learning and career-specific skill development.

Co-op Coordinators:

  • Helps match students with an appropriate, career-related job site
  • Works with students to develop measurable learning objectives for their specific educational needs throughout the Co-op placement
  • Assists with completion of Cooperative Education Agreement form
  • Determines the number of Co-op credits to be received for the work term, usually a minimum of 3 credits (36 work hours = 1 Co-op credit)
  • Provides job search assistance including resume, cover letter and interviewing techniques
  • Visits with the student and employer to assess work progress and to identify additional job site learning opportunities
  • Assigns appropriate grade for the student's Co-op experience, utilizing the employer's evaluation of the student's work skills and professional development
  • Maintains relations with employers