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Reporting Accepted Offers and Academic Credit

Co-op

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Step #1: Report your offer in Handshake 

  1. Login to Handshake via your MyUW
  2. Click on the “Career Center” in middle section of the homepage, then select “Experiences” from the tiles below.
  3. Click on “Submit an Experience”

Choose the Experience Type that works best for you specific offer. Options include: 

    • 2024 – Summer-Fall CO-OP (Undergrad)
    • 2024 – Fall ONLY Co-op (Undergrad)
    • Note: If you do not have a year in school selected on your Handshake profile, you will need to add one in order to see the correct 2024 templates

Reminder: Academic credit is a requirement for all Fall or Spring term co-ops.
Summer credit is also required for all F-1 visa students.

Step #2: Offer Letter

After you have clicked “submit” for your Experience Report, you will see your overview page

Click on “New Attachment” to upload your offer letter (blue button on left)

Title your attachment and upload the file by selecting “Create Attachment”.

Step #3: CO-OP Course Orientation

Orientation Sessions for Summer/Fall 2024 Co-op Students

 All students who have reported a Summer/Fall 2024 co-op will need to attend an orientation session

Upcoming Orientation Sessions (updated 4/18/2024):

  • Mon. 04/22 @ 12:30-1:30 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.
  • Fri. 05/03 @ 3:00-4:00 pm – Rm. 1610 Engineering Hall (FINAL SESSION)

PAST SESSIONS

  • Thurs. 03/14 @ 4:30-5:30 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.
  • Mon. 03/18 @ 5:00-6:00 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg. (recommded for students needing CPT)
  • Tues. 04/02 @ 4:30-5:30 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.
  • Wed. 04/03 @ 4:30-5:30 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.
  • Tues. 04/16 @ 12:00-1:00 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.

F-1 Visa Students: Please review the CPT process outlined on the ISS website. You will need to complete your CPT via Terra Dotta.

After steps 1-3 are completed, ECS staff will be in touch with you regarding co-op course authorization & enrollment. If you have questions in the interim, please email Stephanie Salazar Kann at ssalazar@wisc.edu

 

Summer Internship

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Step #1: Report your offer in Handshake 

  1. Login to Handshake via your MyUW
  2. Click on the “Career Center” in middle section of the homepage, then select “Experiences” from the tiles below.
  3. Click on “Submit an Experience”

Choose the Experience Type that works best for you specific offer. Options include:

    • 2024 – Summer Internship NO CREDIT (Undergrad)
    • 2024 – Summer Internship CREDIT (Undergrad)

Trying to decide if academic credit is right for you?

  • Summer internships that are eligible for academic credit must at minimum be: at least 12 weeks in duration, full-time hours, paid, primarily on-site and directly related to your program of study. Additional qualification apply.
  • See how academic credit applies to your major here

After selecting the correct Experience Type, follow the prompts to submit the required information.

Step #2: Offer Letter (Academic Credit ONLY)

Step #2: Offer Letter

After you have clicked “submit” for your Experience Report, you will see your overview page

Click on “New Attachment” to upload your offer letter (blue button on left)

Title your attachment and upload the file by selecting “Create Attachment”.

Step #3: Internship Course Orientation (Academic Credit ONLY)

Attend a Summer Internship Course Orientation if you are starting your internship SUMMER 2024

Orientation Sessions for Summer 2024 Internship (updated 4/18/24)

  • Thur. 04/25 @ 4:30-5:30 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.
  • Fri. 05/03 @ 3:00-4:00 pm – Rm. 1610 Engineering Hall (FINAL SESSION)

PAST SESSIONS

  • Fri. 03/15 @ 12:00-1:00 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg. (recommded for students needing CPT)
  • Thurs. 03/21 @ 4:30-5:30 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.
  • Mon. 04/01 @ 4:30-5:30 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.
  • Thurs. 04/04 @ 4:30-5:30 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.
  • Wed. 04/17 @ 5:00-6:00 pm – Rm. 175, 1410 Engineering Drive Bldg.

F-1 Visa Students: Please review the CPT process outlined on the ISS website. You will need to complete your CPT via Terra Dotta.

After steps 1-3 are completed, ECS staff will be in touch with you regarding internship course authorization & enrollment. If you have questions in the interim, please email Stephanie Salazar Kann at ssalazar@wisc.edu

Questions?

Contact Stephanie at ssalazar@wisc.edu or schedule an appointment in Starfish