ERIC Number: ED293998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
National Commission for Cooperative Education, Boston, MA.
This booklet explains the benefits that college students can gain by participating in a cooperative education program. The following topics are covered in the individual sections of the guide: the positive effects that work experience gained in a cooperative education program can have on a student's college studies and career development, the ways in which cooperative education leads to careers, the effect of cooperative education on personal development and academic performance, ways in which cooperative education is organized to fit in with college programs, cooperative education options offered by different colleges, steps in getting involved in a cooperative education assignment, ways of getting the most out of a cooperative education experience, opportunities to match interests and job opportunities in cooperative education programs, and ways of finding out which colleges and universities are involved in cooperative education programs. (MN)
Descriptors: College Students, Cooperative Education, Educational Benefits, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Program Content, Student Participation, Work Experience Programs
National Commission for Cooperative Education, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission for Cooperative Education, Boston, MA.