Careers and Internships: Cooperative Education Internships
SAIC Co-op Internships
SAIC's Cooperative Education Internship program is the largest art-related internship program in the country, and is an opportunity to extend student’s education beyond the classroom by working in a variety of professional art and design-related environments, earning course credit while gaining valuable real-world experience.
Our Co-op Program connects students to relevant internship opportunities with organizations and companies in Chicago, throughout the U.S., and internationally which encompass over 500 opportunities in a variety of disciplines unique to students interests. Many graduating Co-op students go on to secure employment or professional opportunities as a result of their participation in the Co-op program.
Co-op is a great way for students to:
- Gain valuable professional experience
- Test the job—is it the right career?
- Create networking opportunities
- Apply classroom knowledge to the professional world
- Build their résumé
Co-op is a class, and there are several requirements to fulfill in order to earn course credit. Tuition is charged, and students fulfill studio, off-campus or general elective credit.
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