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What is Cooperative Education?
Cooperative Education is an educational program that combines your academic studies with work experience in a field related to your major and career goals.
Cooperative Education is an opportunity to gain valuable job experience and build a professional looking resume.

Cooperative Education:

Helps you test out a career while working with professionals in the field.
Allows you to explore career options if you're undecided about a career.
Assists you in gaining valuable experience and become more marketable before graduation.
Helps to open doors to future employment.
Provides a job so you can earn extra cash for college expenses.*
Co-op is a non-credit, pass/fail course and will appear on your transcript with the name of your placement for future employers to see.

*Some industries provide only non-paying co-ops.

There are two ways to co-op:

Parallel Plan allows you to attend CW Post full-time while working part-time for 15-20 hours per week.
Alternating Plan provides you with an opportunity to leave campus for a semester and work full-time. During this semester you will remain a full-time student at CW Post and your financial package will remain in place. You can still graduate in four years by arranging your academic schedules carefully.

How do I get started?

Take the EEE-1, pre-placement seminar
Be on good academic standing
Have at least a 2.5 GPA.

EEE
The EEE-1 seminar is a four-week workshop designed to help you with resume writing, career research and job interviewing as it relates to co-op. Please see your academic counselor to register for EEE-1. If you are graduating within a year or are a transfer student, please speak to a Co-op coordinator to determine if this course may be waived.

Click here to learn about Kappa Theta Epsilon - the Cooperative Education Honor Society!

For more information about Cooperative Education, contact the PEP department at (516) 299-2251 and speak to a Coordinator corresponding to your major:

Lisa Santoro
School of Professional Accountancy, School of Business, and Computer Sciences

Lynne.Carner@liu.edu

Roni Badrian
School of Education, Health & Public Administration, School of Health Professions,
Physical Sciences, Economics, English
Roni.Badrian@liu.edu

TBD
Social Work, Psychology, Political Science, Forensic Science, Criminal Justice
Daphne.Pascal@liu.edu

Stephanie McMillan
Art, Digital Art & Design, Photography, Art Therapy, Creative Art Studio,
Art History and Theory, Music, Theater, Theater Production & Design, Dance

Stephanie.McMillan@liu.edu

Sample List of Co-op Employers


1 in 9/Long Island Breast Cancer Coalition
1-800-FLOWERS INC
A & M Records
Agre Color
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
American Express Financial Advisors
American Home Mortgage
America Reads
Amicus Financial Services
Another World
Anton Publications
APT Display
Arrow Electronics Inc
Arthur Andersen LLP
Association Help Retarded Children (AHRC)
Astoria Federal Savings & Loan
Auerbach & Kirsch
Automatic Data Processing Inc
Avis World Headquarters
B F Goodrich Aerospace
Bank of New York
Bee Eisman and Ready (Law Office)
Belair Care Center
Bembi, Bruni Joseph (Law Office)
Bertelsmann Music Group
Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich
Brand & Brand
Brookdale Univ. Hospital & Medical Center
Building Blocks Day Care Center
Business Trend Analysts
Cablevision of Long Island
California Microwave
Cambridge Capital Inc.
Camp Funtastic
Capraro, Centrofranchi CPA
Cerini & Jahnsen CPA
Charles Barragato and Company CPA
CLASP Children's Center
Clover Graphics
CMP Media
Computer Channel Inc
Computer Retail Week
Concerned Citizens For Roslyn Youth
Corporate Realty Consultants
Counseling Resources
Craig Investigations, Inc.
Crystal Infosystems
Daniel Levine CPA
Defense Contract Audit Agency
Design Capital Group
Desktop Publishing Plus
Deyco
Dime Savings Bank of New York
Dvirka & Bartilucci
East Meadow Public Library
Educational Activities
Eleven Blocks Entertainment
Eliot Lebenhart CPA
EOP Inc
Ernst & Young LLP
Estee Lauder Companies
Fabric Bonanza Inc.
Family & Children's Association
Ferguson & Peters Attorneys at Law
Fidelity Investments
First Priority Group
Fleet Bank
Floor Covering Weekly
Food and Wine From France
Forchelli Schwartz Mineo Schwartz & Carlino
Futurekids
GEICO
Generation Graphics
Getko Group
Goldman Sachs
Good Samaritan Hospital & Medical Center
Graham Field Health Products
H & K Broder
Harbor Day Care Center
Harper's Bazaar Magazine
Harriet Ruderman PR
Hempstead School District-COMET Program
Hicksville Youth Council
Home Trust Mortgage Bankers
Horan Marttello Morrone CPA
Horizon Consumer Evaluation Center
Horlick Marvin
Hudson Bay Mortgage
Hummel & Butler
I Have A Dream Foundation
IBM
Imagination Pre School
Incredible Card Corporation
Infosys International Inc
Innovative Learning Center
J P Morgan & Company
Jack Lawrence CPA
Just Wee Too, Inc.
Kapner & Belgraier CPA
Kapson Senior Quarters
Kid-View, Inc.
Kirlin Securities
Koch International
KPMG Peat Marwick LLP
Kravet Fabrics Inc
KRS Communications
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Lazar Dethomasis Sanders LLP
Legal Aid Society
Leslie Plumb P C
Life Goes On In America
Lippe-Taylor PR
Little Gym of Huntington
Little Gym, The
Little Village School
Long Island Children's Museum
Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Long Island University C W Post
Long Island Voice
Longwood Heavenly Students
LRP Video
Madison Square Garden
Manhattan Family Court Victims Services
Manpower International
Manufacturers Marketing Connection
Marcum & Kliegman LLP
Margaret Tietz Center For Nursing Care
Margolin, Winer & Evens CPA
Marinelli Communications
Mark Green For SenateMarkham/Novell Communications, Ltd.
Marsh & Mc Clennan
Massapequa Post
Mayfair The
Mc Collum, Spielman Worldwide
Melillo Center for Mental Health
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Merrill Lynch
Michael Gerard Norman CPA
Mid Nite Snax
Mineola Youth & Family Services
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
MTV Networks
Murphy Lynch & Gionis PC
Nassau County Department of Health
Nassau County Legal Investigation and Forensic Science
National Tax & Accounting Center
New Jersey Jewish News
New York Hall of Science
New York Hospital Queens
New York Islanders
New York Life Insurance Co.
New York Methodist Hospital
North Shore Univ. Hospital
Nuclear Associates
Olympus America
On Your Marks Summerbridge
Online Fitness
Paine Webber
Parent Guide News
Petro
Photographic Creations by Gary Small
The Pinnacle Group
Police Dept. of Long Beach
Pollack Associates, Inc.
Sheridan Software Systems, Inc.
Silbeerdick & Peretz PC
Smith Barney
Dr. Sohn
Sportset Fitness & Racquetball Club
St. Francis Hospital
St. Mary's Children & Family Services
St. Mary's Hospital for Children
Stanley Schusterman Inc
State Insurance Fund
Syosset Central SD-SAFE Program
Tamin Sports Photography
TEK KNOW
Teleway, Inc.
Tiger Krell Carney Werber & Pacheco CPA
Timely Signs, Inc.
TKR Cable
Town of Babylon
Toymaxx
Trails End Camp
Tribeca Film Center
Tutor Time
United Parcel Services
United States Customs Service
Variety Pre-Schoolers Workshop
Venture Asset Management
Virginia Munger Kahn
Volt Information Sciences
WABC-TV
Dr. Gary Wadler
Walt Disney World
Walter Cameron Advertising
Weight Watchers
Westbury School Dist. Park Lane School
Winthrop Univ. Hospital
WLIR 92.7
WLIW 21
WNYW-Fox 5
Workbench, Inc.
YJCC South Shore
YM & YWHA Samuel Field
YMCA The Great South Bay
MCA-Massapequa
Sidney Yoskowitz CPA