Cooperative Work Experience

Economic Development


Working in conjunction with local manufacturers, students have the opportunity to work for a minimum of 90 hours over a ten week term learning about manufacturing in a real factory.

The experience gained in this program gives students the chance to test-drive their career, before graduation.

The program is a required part of the MATC's Associates in Applied Sciences Degree in Manufacturing Technology.

Click Here to open the Student's Guide to CWE which explains all the details


Cooperative Work Experience is a win-win for your company. You are able to gain by employing talented soon-to-graduate MATC students with a wealth of knowledge and talent. They gain by getting experience before they graduate. Depending on the situation, some students work at no cost to you.

Click Here to open the Employer's Guide to CWE which explains all the benefits

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