Historical Career Event List :: 2000 – Present

Tom Akins initiated a re-organization to consolidate Georgia Tech’s experiential learning programs under one administrative roof called the Division of Professional Practice. This consisted of the Co-op Program, the Undergraduate Professional Internship Program, and the graduate co-op program was moved to the Division from the Graduate Studies office.

Harold B. Simmons named director of the undergraduate co-op program.

Graduate Co-op Program absorbed by the Division of Professional Practice.

Georgia Tech begins the Work Abroad Plan. The program includes internship, graduate, and undergraduate co-op work opportunities around the world.

The Southern Company is recognized as the Cooperative Education Employer of the Year by Georgia Tech and inducted into the Cooperative Education Hall of Honor.

Patrick Anthony named the executive director of the Division of Professional Practice.

Wayne Thompson named the director of the undergraduate Co-op Program.

Georgia Tech Co-op Centennial