Hodgson attempts to provide each 12th grade Career and Technical Education (CTE) student a paid cooperative training work opportunity, which is a capstone experience in his or her senior year. This program allows seniors to work in paid entry-level positions in a related business or industry while completing their high school graduation requirements. Every effort is made to maintain flexibility regarding student/employer needs. In some situations the student employee works full-time for a two week period and attends school full-time for two weeks alternately, while others require half-day school / half-day work scheduling. Additionally certain situations require employment scheduled after school hours and on weekends. These details are worked out to the satisfaction of the student and employer without jeopardizing the student’s scholastic standing.
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How Can a Co-Op Student Benefit You and Your Organization?
Our goal is to provide our local industry partners with highly trained and technically qualified entry-level employees with excellent 21st century employability skills to help manage your workload, and provide students with an opportunity to learn about the exciting opportunities in their chosen career and industry. We ensure that each and every student is as qualified and professional as any entry-level employee you may hire.
Can I see some sample forms that are used?
To help someone understand the process a little better, please view the following forms:
If you have questions about these forms, please call Mr. Chris Moxley, Hodgson’s Cooperative Employment Coordinator.
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*In addition to the required vocational and academic courses, students take a number of technical related courses to round out their programs of study.
Cooperative Employment Coordinator
Hodgson Vocational – Technical High School
2575 Glasgow Avenue; Newark, DE 19702
Phone: (302) 832-7740 • Fax: (302) 834-1531