Student Information

Anyone who is enrolled in a technical program that offers Co-op/Internship/Practicum as a core requirment or elective may be eligible. If you are considering participating in the Cooperative Education Program refer to the Cooperative Education Survival Guide for more detailed information.



To Be Eligible You Are Required To:

  • Apply prior to the upcoming semester in which the student wishes to co-op
  • Have been enrolled in a program long enough to gain occupational competence for entry-level employment (minimum of 12 academic hours)
  • Be making satisfactory progress (GPA of 2.0 or better)
  • Be recommended (Recommendation Form) by an instructor or advisor 
  • Be approved by the Cooperative Education Coordinator

To Receive Credit You Must:

  • Be currently enrolled at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
  • Be working toward a degree or program certification
  • Be registered for one credit or more of Cooperative Education (Co-op)
  • Complete and sign a Cooperative Education Agreement form (must be signed by you, your co-op employer and co-op coordinator prior to working) 
  • Complete assignments as required by your coordinator which usually include an outline of your job goals and objectives and an assessment of your work experience


Registration for co-op, internship, or practicum is coordinated with the cooperative education office.  Faculty or advisors are asked to submit a recommendation form on behalf of the student to the cooperative education office.  Only cooperative education office personnel are permitted to enroll students for co-op/internship/practicum classes.  (Course offerings


Cost For The Co-op/Internship/Practicum Experience

Since cooperative education is an academic course, it will cost the same per semester hour as any other class and could range from one credit hour to nine credit hours per semester.

Please Contact:

  • Gene Basil, Cooperative Education Coordinator, (270) 901-1151
  • Kim Jackson, Administrative Assistant, (270) 901-1133