Cooperative Education, or “co-op,” is a distinct form of experiential education in which students alternate periods of academic study with periods of work experience.

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

Many International Affairs majors choose to go out on International Co-op to fulfill their International Experience requirement. Click here to visit the International Affairs International Co-op website.

Examples of recent co-op employers include: