Co-op Internships

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Co-ops are closely supervised internships or practicums which brings work experience into a learner’s academic program. Learners benefit from these professional experiences, and get opportunities to apply their academic skills and knowledge in real-world settings.

60%
of ASU undergraduate degree recipients graduate with practicum, internship, co-op, or clinical placement.
Cooperative graduates profited from their cooperative experiences by acquiring more effective learning strategies, accruing greater knowledge, and adjusting to organizational life more effectively.
Source
Gardner, Philip D. & Kozlowski, Steven W. J. (1993)
Students who have completed internships are significantly more likely to receive full‐time job offers than non‐interns, and more likely to receive higher starting salaries.
Source
Gault, J., Leach, E. and Duey, M. (2010)