Cooperative Education Coordinator


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EMPLOYERS, PARENTS, and STUDENTS! Cooperative Education... What a great opportunity for seniors at Dauphin County Tech!


  • Work at a business related to their Career & Technical Program and receive a wage
  • Earn school credit for their time at work
  • See firsthand what it is like to work at an actual business
  • Gain valuable "real world" workplace experience for their future career(s)

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Students must have a 70% grade point average in ALL their classes
  • Students must provide their own transportation to and from work
  • Students under the age of 18 must have transferable work permit
  • The Cooperative Education placement must be related to the student's Career & Technical program. The placement "Caps Off" what the student studied in school
  • Students must have satisfactory attendance and discipline record
  • A junior physical must be on file
  • Students must have proof of health insurance, auto insurance, and a current driver's license

Cooperative Education Program Advantages for Employers:

    • Establishes a partnership between the school and the employer
    • Provides an opportunity to gain ideas from fresh minds
    • Increases the pool of potential full-time, trained employees
    • Keeps DCTS informed of trends in business and industry
    • Provides the employer with a training program that stresses employability skills and good work habits
    • Reduces the time and cost of training if the student is hired for regular employment after graduation

Cooperative Education Guidelines

Thank you to our current 2016-2017 Cooperative Education worksite partners:

To our Cooperative Education Business and Industry Partners that participate in our program. Some of our Cooperative Education worksite partners for 2014 include:

Brenner Motors
C.F. Acri and Son, Inc.
Camp Hill Barber School
Commercial Refrigeration of Harrisburg
Forrer Dodge

Freedom Automotive Group
H.B. McClure, Inc.
Hillbilly Wizard Diesel
Krehling Industries
Pacific Rail Services
PennDot District 8

SECCO Electric Division
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
Super Cuts
The Hite Company
The Witmer Group
Wallett’s Flooring


Call Back Meeting Reduced

 Christian Logan HB McClure reduced  Dustin Krehlings reduced  Dawson Miller Kory Bretz 1 ACRI Son reduced
 Hunter Goshorn reduced  Ryan Weaver 1 Krehling Industries reduced  Nickolay Veloz 2 Heim reduced  Justin Garner 2 SECCO reduced


Join our Cooperative Education Team Today!

For information please call:

Joanne Custer
Cooperative Education Coordinator
717-652-3170 extension 7118
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