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Course Description

Metallurgy and Materials Science - MET 290

Metallurgy Internship (1-12/40) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This is an applied course within Occupational Programs specializing in the field of metallurgy (MET) and is a cooperative assignment for students who have completed the prerequisites for this course. Employment will be approximately 12 to 40 hours per week off-campus at the employer's location within a metallurgy or related department. The final grade will be based on a joint evaluation by the college and the employer. Students registered in this internship course are considered Schoolcraft College students with all rights, responsibilities and privileges of a student. Internships may be paid or unpaid based upon placement. Department permission is required before registering for this course. The selection of eligible students to register for the course is a competitive process that includes testing, submission of a resume with a cover letter and interviews.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • MET 153 with a minimum grade of 3.0, consent of department and an overall GPA of 2.5.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply learned technical skills to real world project needs and timeframes.
  • Evaluate information provided by the employer so that output can conform to the employer's product or service needs.
  • Solve real-world problems with data and information.
  • Maintain metallurgy-related data files and information.
  • Relate to staff in a respectful and collaborative manner.
  • Perform duties in a professional manner (i.e., dress, professional ethics, work ethic and formal communications).
  • Effectively communicate with clients, administrators and co-workers.
  • Perform other metallurgy or related business duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Observe all applicable safety practices.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.