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Internships and cooperative experiences are highly encouraged in the Lyles College of Engineering. Numerous local, regional, national and international companies offer internship and co-op opportunities to our students.

The Valley Industry Partnership for Cooperative Education, VIP Program, was formed in 1999 by the Valley's leading employers for the benefit of students enrolled in the Lyles College of Engineering at California State University, Fresno. The VIP program provides internship opportunities for students in the Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering programs.

Click here for a direct link to the Valley Industry Partnership for Cooperative Education.

The regional Manufacturing, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Geomatics Engineering, and Technology firms also provide numerous opportunities for our students.

For more information on opportunities in your major, contact the following individuals:

Dr. Riadh Munjy, Chair, Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering
Dr. Ching Choo, Coordinator, Civil Engineering
Brad Hyatt, Chair, Construction Management
Dr. Reza Raeisi, Chair, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dr. Gemunu Happawana, Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Brissa Quiroz, Director, Valley Industry Partnership for Cooperative Education