Work U | Boise State Students

Interested in taking a Work U course?

Work U tackles tasks and projects for local employers which have been designed to provide you with a wide range of professional experience. Through the course, you will be embedded in an area of work focusing on specific projects and assigned a mentor who works directly with you. Additionally, you will unpack your experience at a weekly coaching round table with Boise State faculty. All students are welcome to apply, regardless of major and prior experience.

Work U for Fall 2017

Employer partners:
St. Luke’s

This course offers an immersive learning and working experience within one of Boise’s largest employers. Students will be placed with an employer, mentor and project that best fits their goals. This course provides the skills and confidence necessary for introductory success in any industry.

Credit Hours: 3

Time Commitment:  10 hours per week on site at partner employer (arranged between your mentor and you) plus class time focused on coaching and professional development. The class meets Fridays 10:30-11:45am at the College of Innovation and Design

Open to students in all majors.

Students in majors that do not lead to specific careers are strongly encouraged to consider Work U. It is a great opportunity to apply what you are learning to a professional environment and explore different industries and jobs.

You will be directly contacted by the instructor after enrolling to determine the opportunity that best aligns with your learning and professional goals.


Register for COID 270 or 470 | Work U Cooperative Learning Opportunities

Go to and log in.
Click on student center on the right side of the page.
Click the green box Search for classes.
Select the correct semester and enter in the subject line, College of Innovation and Design.