Employer Internship Program Requirements

  • The Cooperative Education/Internship Course (COP202) integrates in class (hybrid) or online academic class sessions with an approved and supervised work experience directly related to the student's major. Students must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work and participate in approximately 12-15 hours of in class (hybrid) or online class sessions.
  • Employers and students must sign: the Massachusetts Community College Internship Agreement and employers will also be contacted to verify employment, check on work performance through on-site visits, and participate in post internship surveys.
  • COP202 is required in the following programs of study:
    Accounting Graphic Design
    Management Marketing
    Culinary Arts & Food Service Executive Administrative Assistant
    Legal Administrative Assistant Medical Administrative Assistant
    Hospitality & Tourism  
  • Students may use COP202 as an open elective course in the following majors:
    Criminal Justice Computer Networking
    Liberal Arts Computer Programming
    Computer Applications Food Science & Safety
  • Students have received assistance from the Cooperative Education/Internships office in the following majors: Health Sciences     Engineering     Business Administration Transfer
  • COP202 prerequisites needed: Students must (1) have completed at least 27 credits in their program of study in addition to (2) have taken and passed CMP101 Composition 1, and (3) have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • COP202 is offered each semester: fall, winter/spring and summer and offered either on site or online.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Internship Office at internship@northshore.edu

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