Testimonials

Brett TerryAndrew Jackson

CO-OP Student with:
Sonoco

Why did you choose to apply to the Co-Op Program?
I chose to apply to the AMT program to get valuable work experience while receiving an education.

What advice would you give to a student interested in Cooperative Learning?
You should take a chance and apply – it will change your life!

In your opinion, what was the most beneficial part of being a Co-Op student?
The most beneficial part of this program was being able to apply the knowledge and skills I acquired at school at work.


Heath StockmanHeath Stockman

CO-OP Student with:
Toyota

How has your Co-Op prepared you for a career in your field?
It has allowed me to have an advantage in my field by earning my degree and gaining experience at the same time, allowing me to be well-prepared for any job in my field.

What advice would you give to a student interested in Cooperative Learning?
Cooperative opportunities are a great chance for students to gain work experience while attending school, which prepares them for future careers.

In your opinion, what was the most beneficial part of being a Co-Op student?
Experience in my field has allowed me to be confident in my work when I graduate, and one-on-one teaching has allowed deeper discussion and learning of topics.


Rachael GardnerRachael Gardner

CO-OP Student with:
Asahi Kasei

Why did you choose to apply to the Co-Op program?
A friend told me about the AMT program and suggested I apply.

How has your Co-Op prepared you for a career in your field?
That I don’t have to juggle work and school scheduling, it’s already done for me.

In your opinion, what was the most beneficial part of being a Co-Op student?
The experience and the money.


Julian StanfordJulian Stanford

CO-OP Student with:
EFI Automotive

How has your Co-Op prepared you for a career in your field?
I’ve gained invaluable work experience from my mentors in specific fields such as plastic injection molding.

What advice would you give to a student interested in Cooperative Learning?
You have to be responsible enough to balance school, work, and personal life, because the AMT program is very demanding.

In your opinion, what was the most beneficial part of being a Co-Op student?
Getting two years of experience while getting my degree.


Lucas PhillipsLucas Phillips

CO-OP Student with:
Toyota

Why did you choose to apply to the Co-Op program?
I saw a really good chance at a young age to get established in a life-long career.

How has your Co-Op prepared you for a career in your field?
With the correspondence between work and school, the way they go hand in hand every day presents you with the perfect experience to prepare you for your job field.

In your opinion, what was the most beneficial part of being a Co-Op student?
The experience you receive along with the education – not many 21 year-olds have 2 years of maintenance experience, as well as a 2-year associate’s degree.


Jordan KearnsJordan Kearns

What advice would you give to a student interested in Cooperative Learning?
Take the program seriously and keep up with your assignments. Punctuality is key.

In your opinion, what was the most beneficial part of being a Co-Op student?
The experience of working with like-minded individuals who all have a common goal!

Any other feedback or comments?
Never be scared to ask for help. Collis is always there when you need him and always has your back.


Hunter EubanksHunter Eubanks

CO-OP Student with:
Sonoco

How has your Co-Op prepared you for a career in your field?
It has taught me how to juggle multiple responsibilities and has given me more exposure to the real world.

What advice would you give to a student interested in Cooperative Learning?
If you want work experience while earning your degree, co-op is a great opportunity.

In your opinion, what was the most beneficial part of being a Co-Op student?
Experience in my field has allowed me to be confident in my work when I graduate, and and one-on-one teaching has allowed deeper discussion and learning of topics.


Josh EstesJosh Estes

CO-OP Student with:
Plasma Proc

How has your Co-Op prepared you for a career in your field?
It taught me the skills to succeed in the maintenance field, and improved my time management and discipline.

What advice would you give to a student interested in Cooperative Learning?
Get ready to work. Work hard and you will succeed. Stick with it and always try your hardest.

In your opinion, what was the most beneficial part of being a Co-Op student?
The knowledge you receive in school and the two years of experience in the field.