The following Cooperative Education eligibility requirements are in place:

  • Must be a least sixteen years of age
  • Must be enrolled in their vocational program for a minimum of two years
  • Must have and continue to maintain a “C” average or better overall grade point average in academic classes
  • Student must complete OSHA Safety Training and passed the employability exam
  • Must have and continue to maintain acceptable conduct and attendance
  • Must have proof of eligibility to work – e.g. social security/work visa
  • If it is a standard practice of the employer to require a CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) of all employees the student may be requested to provide this information to the employer. CORI information may not be disseminated to unauthorized persons for any purpose (M.G.L. c. 71 ¶ 38R)