Co-op and Experiential Learning Options

Computer Science BS

You will have a wide range of opportunities for career preparation directly related to your field of study, all of which provide hands-on experiences that turn knowledge into know-how.

Co-op Required

Co-op Options

Full-time Co-op Work Week (35 to 40 hours per week)
Unpaid work does not qualify for co-op credit.

Acceptable Substitutions for Co-op

Entrepreneurship: RIT-offered entrepreneurial experiences are allowed. Individual entrepreneurial experiences require department approval.
Research: Paid research experience is allowed.
International Experience: International co-op/internship is allowed and study abroad may be allowed with department approval.

Co-op Prep Course

Co-op Prep Course required

Typical Co-op Schedule

3 blocks (1 summer and 2 semesters)

Co-op Wages for RIT Computer Science BS Students





Salary data is calculated using reported wages within the U.S. for RIT students on co-op during summer 2023, fall 2023, and spring 2024.

Career Services Contact

Portrait of Anna Lombard.
Anna Lombard
Career Services Coordinator