Student Benefits

It is becoming harder and harder to find a good job in one’s chosen field or area of specialization after graduating from college. Employers are in a position of bargaining strength. With jobs at a premium, employers are demanding experience in career-related fields and they are finding such candidates through cooperative education programs.

A co-op gives students a rare opportunity to achieve personal and professional growth. The benefits of co-op are many, students will:

  • gain practical on-the-job experience
  • develop confidence, responsibility, maturity
  • learn work-life and human relation skills
  • gain career focus and professional contacts
  • maintain full-time student status
  • test applications of academic theory
  • meet and network with people working in the field
  • earn money to help offset college expenses