ProTrack Co-Op

Eligibility Requirements

Undergraduate Students:

  • Full-time, degree-seeking student at FIT
  • Good academic standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 earned at FIT
  • Satisfactorily completed at least 24 GPA credit hours by his/her desired work term
  • Completed a minimum number of courses in his/her academic major recommended by your department

Graduate Students:

  • Full-time, degree-seeking student at FIT
  • Good academic standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 earned at FIT
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one full-time semester at FIT as a graduate student
  • Completed a minimum number of courses in his/her academic major recommended by your department

International Students:
To participate in the co-op program, international students must meet the requirements listed above plus:

  • Be in a program of study and maintain a lawful F1 or J1 student visa status for at least nine months before beginning a co-op position
  • Attend a CPT workshop, hosted by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
  • In addition to approval from the Career Management Services office and the student’s academic department, international students must receive work authorization from ISSS
  • Apply to the ISSS office for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) before each co-op work term. Students must not begin working off campus before receiving CPT authorization. For further questions regarding work eligibility/authorization for international students, please contact the International Student Services