engine room cadets

The purpose of the Co-Op Program is to integrate classroom studies with academic related work experience. All non-licensed cadets must participate in a Co-Op as required by their major and are designed for students who have completed two or three years of coursework. Each Co-Op provides a great opportunity to develop the skills leaned in the classroom; while allowing cadets the opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture of a company, within their area of focus. 

Students participating in the Co-operative Education Program include the following majors: 

  • International Business and Logistics (IBL)
  • Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Facilities Engineering Technology (FET)
  • Oceanography (OCN)

Students are required to register for the Co-Op course and then attend a workshop that outlines expectations and desired outcomes. Typically, Co-Ops are available between May-August.  Career Services will assist in securing Co-Op opportunities related to each student's area of interest. For more information and assistance, feel free to contact any one of the below Career Services staff members. You may also book an appointment through The Passport.

Contact Career Services

Remote Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact Information:

Leora Hodes
Career Coordinator
(707) 654-1077
lhodes@csum.edu

Ryan Scheidemantle
Career Coordinator
(707) 654-1072
rscheidemantle@csum.edu

Ryan Rodriguez
Career Coordinator
(707) 654-1196
rrodriguez@csum.edu

Tess Luna
Career Services Office Assistant
(707) 654-1071
tluna@csum.edu