The Co-op Advantage (2017)

CAFCE Atlantic’s Research Committee released an infographic summarizing research conducted to investigate whether completing a co-op provided an advantage to Maritime University Bachelor level graduates’ employment and income level, and resulted in increased satisfaction of the overall educational experience. The results were drawn from data collected by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (MPHEC) in their 2014 survey of 2012 Maritime university graduates. Click here for an infographic  and an executive summary of the research findings.

 


 

The Growth of Co-operative Education (2015)

CAFCE Atlantic’s Research Committee completed a research study and learned that co-op is growing in Atlantic Canada. For example, 4,676 co-op work terms were completed by students in Atlantic Canada in 2013 and the number of co-op work terms has grown by 58% between 1993 and 2013.

CAFCE Atlantic’s Research Committee completed a research study and learned that co-op is growing in Atlantic Canada. For example, 4,676 co-op work terms were completed by students in Atlantic Canada in 2013 and the number of co-op work terms has grown by 58% between 1993 and 2013. Click here for to review the Research Committee’s findings.

  • 4,676 co-op work terms completed by students in Atlantic Canada in 2013
  • 74% of all co-op work terms completed in 2013 were located in Atlantic Canada
  • In 2013, co-op students in Atlantic Canada earned $47 million through their co-op salaries
  • The average co-op work term salary in 2013 was $10,760
  • The number of co-op work terms has grown by 58% between 1993 and 2013