U.S. News & World Report: Take 3 Steps to Build In-Demand Job Skills at College
U.S. News & World Report - 09/10/2013
Meanwhile, interest in co-op education has jumped since the job market slumped; co-op powerhouse Northeastern University, for example, received 47,359 applications for 2,800 freshmen seats this fall, 74 percent more than in 2006.
“Northeastern’s emphasis on experiential learning and the co-op was the big draw,” says Taylor Hogan, who left in July for his first six-month co-op with Heart Capital, a social investment firm in Cape Town, South Africa. The co-op gives Hogan on-the-ground experience in urban agriculture and social entrepreneurship, his two keenest interests.