Metro College of Technology is among the first private career colleges to establish a dedicated Department of Career Service and continues to provide students with opportunities to apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in real-world situations, receive feedback and gain experience!
Gain the full benefits of your co-op placements:
- Network – Get to know your co-workers! Networking is an important factor in finding a job. During your co-op placement, take the time to interact with others and more importantly, find a way to stay in touch with your new network after your placement is over. Keep your growing professional network updated on your job search and interests – you never know who might hear of the perfect job opening for you!
- Be Professional – A co-op placement is an opportunity to demonstrate your professionalism. Employers are looking for professional employees who are good communicators, polite and demonstrate good judgement. Do not forget, your co-op placement boss or co-workers might become one of your work references in the future, leave them with a great impression of you
- Learn – Experience gained in your field of study will be beneficial to your job hunt upon graduation. Take the opportunity to learn everything you can about your job duties and how the business functions. Learn about the job duties performed by your co-workers and managers. All this information will help you determine your career aspirations and target your job hunt upon graduation.
A co-op placement can often lead to a full-time job – give it 110% and demonstrate your knowledge, skills, abilities, and professionalism. Visit the Department of Career Service for further information, resources and check out the services available to students.