INF3901Y Cooperative Education Placement I

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Cooperative Education Placement is worth 1 FTE and spans the summer following a student's first year in the program, and the fall term of their second year. It comprises the student’s 8 month work placement in their field of interest/concentration, and the completion of a number of deliverable throughout that placement.

Workplace-integrated-learning is the umbrella term used to describe educational experiences that combine periods of in-class study with actual workplace experiences. Examples of workplace-integrated learning include internships, practicums, and co-operative education.

As the name suggests, co-operative education describes the three way partnership that is established through negotiation, contractual agreements, and ongoing communication between the student, the employer and the university.
 

Pre-requisite: 
Student must have completed two required courses in their concentration and have successfully completed INF3900H: Professional Preparation: Understanding the triad of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) in today's workplace