Cooperative Education

Through Cooperative Education, Benedictine is blending the resources of the academic world and the business community to create students who are truly prepared for life.

Academic Achievement. Professional Practice.

2014 Cooperative Education Calendar

Student Group Jan Feb Mar Apr May  JuneJuly 

Alpha Group

(Entered Fall 2013) 
Start COED 301

Start Work
Student evaluations due (Apr.30)

Register for COED 390
Employer evaluations due (May 1)

Beta Group

(Entered Spring, 2014)

Start COED 300  Register for COED 301 Interviews for Fall, 2014 work.Interviews for Fall, 2014 work.

Gamma Group (Entering Fall, 2014)

Applications welcome Applications
Applications welcome

Gamma Group applications reviewed

Gamma Group participants

Register for COED 300

Note that applications for participation in Cooperative Education at Benedictine University are accepted and reviewed continually throughout the calendar year. Students wishing to be considered early in the advance of registration dates should apply early, prior to the registration deadline for an upcoming semester.
Student Requirements
  1. Full-time Benedictine University at Springfield student
  2. Junior standing
  3. 3.0 GPA or greater.
  4. Faculty recommendation
  5. Able to work up to 20 hours per week.
  6. Completed Cooperative Education application.
  7. Involvement in extracurricular activities on-campus is highly encouraged.

Bradley J. Warren

Executive Director, Office of Cooperative Education
217-525-1420 ext. 3573

Benedictine University at Springfield

Brinkerhoff Home 203
1500 North Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62702