Co-op (or cooperative education) is paid, hands-on employment directly related to a student’s major. It is a type of experiential education allowing students to gain experience that helps clarify career goals, hone skills, and earn a salary. Students are not charged tuition for co-op. Past co-op placements have been at top creative agencies, advertising firms, professional studios, automotive companies, research institutions, software companies, media organizations, professional art, game and production studios, and theme parks.
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Pictured: Abigail Benkovich '22 MFA (metals and jewelry design) during a co-op with Tiffany & Co.