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IDS 490 - Cooperative Education

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Description:
An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. By permission. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

Credits: (1-12)

What have other students done?

IDS students have taken on a variety of positions for IDS 490, including as advocates, assistants, caretakers, case managers, community health workers, coordinators, interns, peer specialists, and volunteers, among other positions.

IDS students have also worked with agencies, organizations, and business from around Washington state, including: Habitat for Humanity, The Boys and Girls Club, the YMCA, and various school districts, hospitals, and county and juvenile courts. More examples of student placements can be found below, organized by location. This list is not exhaustive and there are opportunities to pursue Cooperative Education agreements with new organizations and agencies that may be better suited to your academic and career goals.

Bonney Lake

Bonney Lake Food Bank

Ellensburg

Academic Advising (CWU)

Aging & Disability Resource Center

Bright Beginnings

Care Net

Center for Diversity & Social Justice (CWU)

City of Ellensburg

Court Advocates for Children of Kittitas County

Child Protective Services

Central Washington Disability Resources

Wellness Center (CWU)

Developmental Preschool

Dept. of Social & Health Services

Elmview

FISH Food Bank

Habitat for Humanity

KCWU-FM

Mercer Creek Childcare

Mercer Creek Church

Parke Creek Group HOme

Prestige Care

Professional Advising (CWU)

The Trellis Center

Work Source

Youth Services of Kittitas Co.

Hoquiam

Evergreen Treatment Services

Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Camo 2 Commerce

Kelso

Child Protective Services

Kent

Aegis of Kent

Lake Stevens

Lake Stevens Middle School

Lakewood

Child Study Treatment Center

Rally Point 6

Moses Lake

Boys & Girls Club

Child Protective Services

Samaritan Hosptial

Mount Vernon

Visiting Angels

Moxee

Olympic Fruit Co.

Olympia

Catholic Community Services

Port Angeles

Peninsula Behavioral Health

Puyallup

Communities in Schools

Multicare Behavioral Health

New Hope Resource Center

Valley Supported Living

Quincy

Quincy Community Health Center

Seattle

Asian Counseling Referral Services

Pioneer Human Services

Shoreline

YMCA

Spanaway

Bethel School District

Sumner

Sumner School District

Tacoma

Altamese's Academy of Angels

American Lake Veteran's Hospital

Avamere Heritage Rehab

Comprehensive Life Resources

Crystal Judson Family Justice Center

Dept. of Social & Human Services

Goodwill

Lutheran Community Services NW

Mid-County Community Center

Pierce Co. Community Connections

Pierce Co. ECEAP

Pierce Co. Juvenile Court

Shared Housing

Tacoma-Pierce Co. Health Dept.

Tacoma Rescue Mission

The Vision Center

Tulalip

Tulalip Tribes Elder Protection

Wenatchee

El Mundo Spanish Newspaper

SAGE

Wenatchee School Dist.

Yakima

Catholic Charities Housing Services

Catholic Family and CHild Services

Children's Admin

La Casa Hogar

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

YWCA

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