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Co-ops and Internships

Cooperative Education

The Cooperative Education option integrates classroom work with practical industrial experience. It provides alternate or parallel periods of college education with periods of practical training in industry. The industrial training is related to the field of study in which the student is engaged and often is diversified to afford a wide range of experience. The objective of cooperative education is to provide students with the opportunity, through this interaction of study and work experience, to enhance their academic knowledge, to further their personal work experience, and to learn how to work effectively with others.

To qualify for this study option, students must complete at least 30 quarter units at Santa Clara University. Interested students should contact the Cooperative Education Office in the Career Center early in their academic program.

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Santa Clara University
Career Center
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Benson Center, Bldg. 301

408-554-4421
408-554-4902 fax