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Idaho Student Union Building, Vandal Success Center, 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2534
Moscow, ID 83844-2534

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Drop-ins from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

To schedule an appointment please visit VandalStar.

Phone: 208-885-6121

Fax: 208-885-2816

Email: careerservices@uidaho.edu

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Report Your Co-op

Handshake Report-a-Co-op Process

To officially secure your co-op job as a part of the U of I Co-op Program, you will need to submit your position through the Handshake platform. This will trigger a series of approvals which will include the Co-op Coordinator, your on-site supervisor, and your Faculty Co-op Advisor. You will complete this as soon as possible once you have a signed copy of your offer letter.

  1. Log-in to Handshake
  2. In the upper right, click the drop-down menu titled “Career Center”
  3. Click “Experiences”
  4. Click “Request an Experience”
  5. Details section:
    1. under Experience Type select “Report a Co-op Experience”
    2. under Term select your co-op start term (e.g. Co-op Winter 2020)
  6. Employer section
    1. For employer phone and employer email, you can enter a general company phone number and email
  7. Job section
    1. Find the matching job title that you applied to in Handshake or type it in
    2. Clearly enter start and end dates
    3. Job Type = Cooperative Education
    4. Employment Type = Full-time
  8. Approvers
    1. Company Supervisor: Enter the email address of your on-site supervisor (not a generic company email or HR email)
      1. Then, enter their first and last name
    2. U of I Faculty Co-op Advisor: Enter the email address of the faculty co-op advisor for your department. If unsure, check the Meet the Co-op Team page on the co-op webpage
  9. General – enter the requested information here (some information may feel redundant, but please enter it as requested)
  10. Co-op Agreement
    1. Questions verifying your understanding and agreement to the program expectations
  11. Pre-Survey
    1. General co-op questions
    2. NACE Career Readiness Competencies & other goal/skills related questions
  12. Attach a signed copy of your offer letter
  13. Download the Learning Objectives document at very end to prepare and take to your first week at your new co-op position

Questions? Contact Rachel Otto, Co-op Coordinator
rotto@uidaho.edu | 208-885-1702

Contact Us

Idaho Student Union Building, Vandal Success Center, 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2534
Moscow, ID 83844-2534

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Drop-ins from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

To schedule an appointment please visit VandalStar.

Phone: 208-885-6121

Fax: 208-885-2816

Email: careerservices@uidaho.edu

Meet the Team Map