Description: How about those co-op placements? Universities and community colleges have been offering them in various forms as the discussion of experiential learning enters the common vocabulary. Everything isn’t always rosy with co-op placements though. Unpaid service and uncertain legal status may be some of the downsides on these attempts to provide students with practical experience.
Date: October 27, 2016
1) Have you ever had a co-op experience? What was it like?
2) Do you think a co-op placement is an effective way to gain experience towards an accounting career?
3) What do you think that colleges and universities could do to improve co-op placements?