Co-op/Intern Opportunities

Co-op and internship experiences are a key component of your training. Hands-on industry experience gives you an understanding of career expectations and shows you the relevance of your academic course work. You’ll develop communication and interpersonal skills while obtaining valuable work experience – as well as a salary that helps to pay your educational costs.

Students in the Applied Mathematics and Computer Science program have had opportunities for co-ops/internships at companies such as:

  1. Computer Integration Technologies, Inc.
  2. Cray, Inc.
  3. Digi-Key Corporation
  4. IBM
  5. Marshfield Clinic
  6. Menard, Inc.
  7. Midwest Manufacturing
  8. Securian Financial Group
  9. Sentry Insurance
  10. Thomson Reuters

Prerequisite to your co-op/intern experiences include:

  1. Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  2. Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  3. Computer Science I
  4. Computer Science II
  5. Data Structures

In addition, students typically take Calculus III and Linear Algebra prior to a co-op/internship.

Currently, co-op/intern students earn an average of $14.20 per hour (2011–12). These experiences are usually 40 hour work weeks lasting for a semester, summer, or a semester and a summer term. Students need a minimum of 400 hours to complete their co-op requirements for the AMCS program.

For more information on availability of co-ops, see the Career Services website. Learn more by reading the most recent Co-op Annual Report