NJCU's Cooperative Education Program gives you the opportunity to earn a salary, in most cases, while you earn credits toward your undergraduate degree. The Co-op Program broadens and enhances your education by supplementing the University's strong academic programs with professional work experience. The aim of the Cooperative Education Program is to combine classroom learning with practical experience and to provide a realistic, practical opportunity to test skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom. You can choose from a wide range of paid co-op employment positions with some of the best corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations in the region. You can explore more than one professional field of interest, and you'll be making important career contacts along the way-all while earning credits towards that degree. As cooperative education students, you are offered solid, salaried, entry-level professional positions with local, national, and international organizations. They include: banks, newspapers, radio stations, service organizations, large and small corporations, insurance companies, airlines, media networks retail stores, design studios, hospitals, etc. No matter what your area of interest-from business to the arts, media to mathematics, criminal justice to sociology-chances are you will find a co-op experience to match it.