Cooperative education

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  • My First Cooperative Education Placement

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    During my first cooperative education placement, I worked at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO), a global investment management firm that has its global corporate headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. GMO provides a broad range of investment products, including equity and fixed income strategies across global developed and emerging markets, as well as absolute return strategies with a value orientation. Their clients are primarily large institutional investors, and as of December 31, 2014

  • Cooperative Learning Should Be Considered The Natural Progression Of The American Education System

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    Cooperative learning should be considered the natural progression of the American education system. Traditional education techniques place students in a competitive atmosphere. Cooperative learning requires students to work together to achieve success. A democratic method for a democratic society. Cooperative learning does not allow for a single winner, instead through group efforts, each student’s strengths help the collective achieve success. This paper will address the history of cooperative learning

  • Professional Development Essay

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    Table of Contents List of Figures and Tables Summary 1.0 Introduction 2.0 Cooperative Education utilised as a form of experiential learning 2.1 Merits of Cooperative Education 2.2 Alternative models of experiential learning 2.3 Executive comparison of Cooperative Education to other models 3.0 Reflection of my experience with cooperative education 3.1 Amendment of opinion and expectations after my first coop experience 3.2 Insight for future careers gained as a result of reflection 3.3

  • Internship Experience

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    Health Care Management Internship Experience Labovitz School of Business and Economics University of Minnesota Duluth Description of the Program The purpose of the internship program is to provide juniors and seniors with an opportunity to enhance and apply what they learn in their academic program while working in a health service organization. Students are pursuing a degree in business administration and are majoring in health care management. Those that enroll in the Labovitz School of Business

  • Essay on Farmland Industries Inc.

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    agricultural powerhouse, which it is, however, it was not always that way. Background      Farmland Industries Inc. was founded by Howard A. Cowden, who was born and raised in Southwestern Missouri. Cowden started young in the cooperative business by working for the Missouri Farmers Association (MFA). However; in October of 1927, he had resigned from the position of secretary for the MFA and started out on his own. Immediately following, Cowden

  • Cooperatives

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    Cooperative A cooperative (also co-operative; often referred to as a co-op) is a business organization owned and operated by a group of individuals for their mutual benefit. Cooperatives are defined by the International Co-operative Alliance's Statement on the Co-operative Identity as autonomous associations of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through jointly owned and democratically controlled enterprises. A cooperative may also

  • The Ins and Outs of Internships

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    can earn work experience by participating in an internship. Interning in a field of choice will stand out on a students resume and help them with their job search after graduation. Participating interns gain on-the-job training that integrates education, career development and public service, while agencies hosting interns benefit from the contributions of creativeand innovative students. Everyone a student meets during the course of their internship is now a contact. These people can help guide

  • Organizational Communication : Approaches And Processes By Katherine Miller

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    The “real world” is coming soon. The moment we all wait for, the moment we are able to put on our graduation caps, and have the sense of relief. We’re done! But as the soon-to-be graduates are handed their diplomas, and we being the search, some of dread. A recurring theme in recent graduate job search is the lack of experience factor. "Where do I get experience if no one is willing to hire me?" “What will set our resume apart from the rest?” Easy answer, internships. Many students focus on gaining

  • The Work Experience At Deloitte & Touche, Llp As An Audit Intern

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    Over the past 10 weeks, I have worked at Deloitte & Touche, LLP as an Audit Intern. Overall the internship was an important learning experience and invaluable in my professional development. I was able to gain real work experience in audit and network with many people at different stages in their careers. There were many Deloitte-sponsored intern events in addition to the regular daily work I performed on my three engagements. At the beginning of the internship, each intern was required to make

  • Internship Benefits For College Students

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    Introduction: Having a college degree is no longer enough to ensure that you secure a job upon graduating (Huhman, 2011). Therefore expanding your college experience through internship opportunities will not only give you valuable work experience, you can make a significant impact using your skills and abilities in causes you are passionate about. Increasingly, employers value candidates that have the academic knowledge, leadership, and technical skills set that can be applied to solving complex