Here's what students are saying about Co-operative Education:
- "Co-op not only allowed me to 'earn-as-I-learn' on the job...I also gained an incredible amount of confidence...Now I know how important an education really is!"
- "Co-op is a stepping stone. It gives you a competitive edge on other graduates and allows you to make valuable employment contacts. I'm glad I went the co-op route..."
- "Co-op allowed me to relate better to my courses...the number one benefit is that you get practical work experience..."
- "Co-op has given me the opportunity to combine my studies with practical work experience in the 'real world' of work. Without co-op, I wouldn't have had the chance to gain this valuable experience."
- "I felt that co-op was a great experience. I learned more than I ever could in a classroom. I hope to enter another co-op position at my new school."
- "All employers want some related work experience and co-op is an ideal way for a student to gain this valuable asset."
- "I feel that participating in co-op was the best thing I did for my career. My current employer looked highly on my co-op experience and it aided me in procuring my current position."
- "I think co-op is an excellent opportunity for students to enter the workforce. I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in a head start."
- "I found the co-op experience to be both fun and educational."