Take Part in Our Co-op ProgramAs a Senior or third trimester Junior approved for the Cooperative Education Program, you become ambassadors for BVT in local industries and businesses. You have the unique opportunity to gain valuable job experience by working in local businesses during your scheduled shop weeks. As a Juniors you eligible to work your third trimester through the summer into your Senior year.To participate in Co-op, you must first receive approval from your parent/guardian, the Cooperative Education Facilitator and the Vocational Coordinator. Such approval indicate that you have met all criteria, are in good academic and vocational standing, and have a record of good attendance and good conduct.The Cooperative Education Office agrees to select candidates based on the student’s abilities and the Cooperative Education employer’s needs. Each student is assigned an on-the-job supervisor who provides supervision and instruction during employment as well as a periodic evaluation that is used to determine the student’s technical grade. The student’s progress is monitored on a regular basis and any and all employer concerns will be addressed by BVT.
If you are interested in taking part in our Co-op Program there are requirements that must be met. The following process must occur in sequential order.
1. Review the eligibility requirements set forth in our Student Handbook prior to
any job interview or job application submission.
2. Eligibility Form
The eligibility form can be completed here. The Co-op office will advise the student of their status once it has been verified: Eligibility Form
3. Job Interview
If a job interview is offered to a student, they must notify their instructor and the
Co-op Office as to when it is scheduled to occur. If the interview is scheduled to
occur during school hours, a parent’s signed note must be submitted to the
BRC prior to dismissal. The BRC verifies all interviews
with the Co-op Office.
4. Final Online Application
Once the student has been offered a job, the student will be granted access to
the final online application which must be completed. A hard copy will be printed
for the parent, student, and shop instructor to sign.
Please note that you must first check your eligibility before you can apply.
5. Employability & Co-op Expectation Session
The last step is for the student to attend the required employability and Co-op
expectation session. These sessions are scheduled by the Co-op office with the
student once the entire application is complete.
Expectations of our Cooperative Education Process
If your interested in participating in BVT's Cooperative Education program it’s important
for you to understanding your role, as well as the expectations of each party (student,
employer, teacher, parent, and our Co-op Office) within the process.
For More Information
Do you have questions about our
Co-op Program or want to apply
for a co-op job?
Contact our Co-op Office
or Kimberly Elder
at 508–529–7758 x3137