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Cooperative Education

A program in which an educational institution combines theoretical study with practical experience. Traditionally, cooperative education alternates semesters between classroom study and full-time, paid employment in a position related to one's field. It is also called work study.
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With one of Canada's largest undergraduate programs in chemical engineering, we've worked hard to merge theoretical research learning with co-operative education.
The two companies received the Employer Champion Award for connecting high school students in Barrie and Ancaster with valuable work experience, including job shadowing, school-work transition programs, mentoring and co-operative education placements.
Stevens is a senior in the Drafting and Design program at Assabet, and is enjoying the school's co-operative education program.
The visit was arranged as part of the newly-formed Endeavour Co-operative Education Trust, which is a partnership between Turves Green Girls' School and Cofton Primary with Cadbury College, Bournville College, Worcester University and Alphabets at Cofton.
The school is owned by a co-operative education society.
Waterloo, as home to the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program, embraces its connections to the world and encourages enterprising partnerships in learning, research and discovery.
To raise awareness of co-operative education and create new co-op opportunities for students, CAFCE has staged an annual National Co-op Week since 1988.
JULIE WALCHLI is the Director of UBC's Arts Co-op Program and has worked in the field of co-operative education since 1997 when she founded the first co-op education program in Arts at UBC in the English Department.
Pursuing his interest with vigour, during high school and in college he 'took a bunch of science classes' and a co-operative education course which saw him work at an opticians.
The initiative reminds me of the thriving co-operative education experience in Canada The scheme has nothing to do with the Co-operative Group, but it shares many of its positive aims.
The Sudbury native was part of Canadore's school of business co-operative education program, completing two placements, one at the town office in nearby Callander, and another at the Ministry of Transportation (MTO)'s McKeown Avenue offices in North Bay.
Kyle Gossen conducted research and co-authored the publication during a term placement under the Co-operative Education program at the University of Waterloo.

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