Co-op and Experiential Learning Options

Architecture M.Arch.

You will have a wide range of opportunities for career preparation directly related to your field of study, all of which provide hands-on experiences that turn knowledge into know-how.

Co-op Options

Full-time Co-op Work Week (35 to 40 hours per week)
Part-time Co-op Work Week (10 to 15 hours per week, not to exceed 20)
Unpaid work does not qualify for co-op credit.

Acceptable Substitutions for Co-op

International Experience with restrictions: International co-op/internship is allowed.

Co-op Prep Course

Co-op Prep Course not required

Typical Co-op Schedule

350 hours (anytime)

Co-op Wages for RIT Architecture M.Arch. Students





Salary data is calculated using reported wages within the U.S. for RIT students on co-op during summer 2023, fall 2023, and spring 2024.

International Co-op Students

Co-ops are a unique opportunity for our international students to gain career experience at companies and organizations in the U.S. via Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Curricular Practical Training (CPT).

Career Services Contact

Portrait of Maureen Thompson.
Maureen Thompson
Career Services Coordinator