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High School Advanced Eligibility Program

The Collegewide Cooperative Education and Internships Office announces a new program for Montgomery County high school students participating in Cooperative Work Experience (CWE) programs.

CWE students entering Montgomery College may be granted advanced eligibility for the CO-OP program if they use their high school work assignment as the Montgomery College CO-OP job.  This will allow former CWE students to participate in college CO-OP without having to wait a semester before being eligible.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Obtain an excellent letter of recommendation from the high school Cooperative Work Experience teacher and their employer
  • Submit a completed CO-OP application packet to the Montgomery College CO-OP office
  • Keep the high school Cooperative Work Experience job during their first semester in Montgomery College CO-OP

Benefits to students:

  • Earn three to six college credits through CO-OP
  • CO-OP courses require minimal class time and maximum time on-the-job
  • Register for nine credits plus CO-OP and Obtain full-time status
  • Earn college credit while keeping your same work schedule
  • Gain new resume writing and interviewing skills
  • Continue earning money for tuition and expenses.

For more information please contact us.


Phone (240) 567-1360   Fax (240) 567-1327 or e-mail us at: coop@montgomerycollege.edu