Students selected for the Business Scholars Co-op Program have proven themselves as highly motivated academic achievers, and have demonstrated themselves as leaders both in and out the classroom. Students generally possess the following:
- An exceptional SAT score of 1200 or higher (Critical Reading/Math)
- A cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
- Strong leadership qualities
The candidate application process includes interviews by members of the La Salle School of Business Scholars Program Selection Committee, who will also review and evaluate candidates’ activities and leadership qualities. The students are enrolled in one of five major programs; Accounting, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. The program synthesizes theory, professional development, and applied learning through two work experiences.
The Business Scholars Co-op Program Office with our corporate partners through a consultative approach, to understand the organization’s employment needs. We then screen our Co-op pool to identify candidates that best fit those needs. The best candidates are then referred to the corporate partner to interview for job specific work assignments. The hiring manager will then make an offer to the successful candidate.