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.

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
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