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NMT Career Services

Cooperative Education and Internship Program

Cooperative Education/Internship Program 

The Cooperative Education/Internship Program is a three-way partnership among the employer, the student, and New Mexico Tech. The program is designed to provide experienced-based learning to New Mexico Tech students through employment in practical, curriculum-related work assignments structured to meet students’ interests, abilities, and aptitudes while meeting employers' staffing needs.

In order to be considered for the Cooperative Education/Internship Program, ALL application materials must be received at least 2 weeks prior to the desired start date of the student’s workphase.

Materials may be submitted to the Career Services Office in person, electronically, or by mail to:

New Mexico Tech
Attn: Career Services
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801

Email: careerservices@nmt.edu 

Required Employer Documents 

  1. Employer Agreement
  2. Copy of job offer letter to student which includes:
    1. Proposed beginning and ending day/month/year of work assignment
    2. Proposed work schedule in hours-per-week
    3. Confirmation of salary
  3. Detailed job description (duties must be closely related to the student's course of study). This may be submitted separately or included in the offer letter.

Student Eligibility

Required Student Documents

  1. Program Application
  2. Schedule Plan
  3. Registration Form
  4. Transcripts (Can be unofficial)
  5. Letter from academic advisor about how this Co-Op is closely related to field of study and degree being received

Additional Relevant Student Information



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