Cooperative Education

Through Cooperative Education, Benedictine is blending the resources of the academic world and the business community to create students who are truly prepared for life.

Academic Achievement. Professional Practice.

Get Involved

If you're ready to learn more about the benefits of partnering with Benedictine University in Cooperative Education, please contact:

Brad Warren
Executive Director
Office of Cooperative Education and Strategic Planning
217-525-1420 ext. 3573
bwarren@ben.edu

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In 2012, nearly 50% of employers who participated in cooperative education made full-time offers to student workers.*

* Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers: “2013 Internship and Co-op Survey Report “

More than 70% of employers who hired student workers had retained them five years later.*

* Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers: “2013 Internship and Co-op Survey Report “

Cooperative Education Employer Partners

Our list of Cooperative Education employer partners continues to grow. Click here to see a current roster.

Bradley J. Warren

Executive Director, Office of Cooperative Education
217-525-1420 ext. 3573
bwarren@ben.edu

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