How does a Drexel co-op differ from an internship?
|Students are employed for a defined three-month or six-month period.||Internships typically last two to three months.|
|Co-op students do major related work within the guidelines of the academic program.||While a positive experience, interships are not necessarily major-related|
|Most co-ops are paid positions.||Many internships are unpaid.|
|Co-ops are for academic credit and part of a student's official transcript.||Internships are usually not a required part of the academic program|