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What is COOPERATIVE EDUCATION? What does COOPERATIVE EDUCATION mean? COOPERATIVE EDUCATION meaning - COOPERATIVE EDUCATION definition - COOPERATIVE EDUCATION explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. Cooperative education (or co-operative education) is a structured method of combining classroom-based education with practical work experience. A cooperative education experience, commonly known as a "co-op", provides academic credit for structured job experience. Cooperative education is taking on new importance in helping young people to make the school-to-work transition. Cooperative learning falls under the umbrella of work-integrated learning (alongside internships, service learning and clinical placements) but is ...
The U of L Co-operative Education program was the first business co-op program in Alberta and, since then, has grown to involve more than 100 employers and 300 Management students each year. It is designed to bring both employers and students together for their mutual benefit. Co-op placements offer students paid, full-time work with top employers in their field of study, and employers gain an effective recruiting strategy for future permanent employees. http://www.uleth.ca/management/
Since 1919, Drexel's world-renowned cooperative education (co-op) program has prepared our students for the future. Drexel Co-op provides professional employment experience, giving students the opportunity to explore and build a career before they enter the workforce. Curricula are developed to prepare students for their co-op, and students return to class with professional insight that enhances the academic experience in exciting and meaningful ways. Learn more about the co-op program at Drexel.
In case you don't know about college co-op programs, imagine getting well-paid temporary work experience while you are going to college, AND having a pretty good chance of getting hired permanently by that same company after you graduate! If that sounds good to you, be sure to choose a college that offers a well-developed co-op program. In this video, The College Money Mom gives you more details about this growing trend. Here is a link to a list of co-op programs from US News: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/internship-programs
This video is part of the Introduction to Cooperative Education course for Engineering students at the University of Cincinnati. In this video we discuss the history and philosophy of cooperative education, what experiential learning is, and the unique policies and procedures for co-op at the University of Cincinnati.
Co-op gives you real-world, related work experience while you are a Centennial College student. It helps you decide what kind of job you will want, helps you pay for your college education and increases your chances of getting a good job (with a higher salary) as a graduate.
This video is part of the Introduction to Cooperative Education course for Engineering students at the University of Cincinnati. In this video we discuss the interview process, what to expect, common questions you'll get on interviews and how to answer them.