Cooperative Education and Internships

Purdue provides programs related to cooperative education with industry. More details about the programs available are here. These can include the traditional Co-Op program with alternating work and on-campus terms, or via internships.

Process once Co-Op offer is secured:

  1. Once you accept a co-op offer from an OPP partnering employer, submit a copy of your offer letter to Morgan Kuryla ( and Dr. Pat Brunese (

  2. Schedule an advising appointment with Morgan to develop a revised plan-of-study.

  3. Contact the Division of Financial Aid to discuss the impact of participating in Co-Op on any scholarships or financial aid you have at the time of the offer.

  4. If you are an international student, review the F-1 Visa Student Information  and complete the Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Process.