For Employers

Employer Benefits of Internships & Co-Ops

  • Acquire skilled, enthusiastic workers who are growing both academically and professionally.
  • Establish strong, qualified candidates to fill future part- and full-time positions.
  • Lower costs for recruiting and training experiential learning students who already have some pre-training when they come to a job.
  • Enhance a company's recruiting efforts as experiential learning students returning to campus can act ambassadors of good will.

Co-op Employers Guide (PDF)

Student Benefits of Internships & Co-Ops

  • Exposure to current, relevant practices in a designated field
  • Opportunity to explore career possibilities
  • Networking with and learning from professionals in the field
  • Earning a working wage, offsetting some college costs

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