Cooperative Education (Co-op)

Co-op is an educational program in which students alternate semesters of academic study with semesters of full-time employment in positions related to the student’s academic or career interests. A student’s first co-op opportunity typically begins in the spring of their sophomore year. Students take a preparation course prior to going on co-op to ensure their success.

Students in the human services program at Northeastern University may earn experiential education credit when they successfully complete the following components of the cooperative education learning model:

To learn more about the co-op learning model and about co-op opportunities in human services, visit the human services co-op website.

Human Services Co-op Faculty Coordinator: Lisa Worsh

Office: 15 Lake Hall (in the basement)

Voice: 617.373.4773



Sample Co-op Opportunities