- is provided on-the-job experience prior to graduation.
- is exposed to professionals in the chosen field.
- is shown the applicability of classroom studies.
- is provided the opportunity to explore career alternatives prior to graduation.
- is given access to facilities and equipment not available on campus.
- is offered direct contact with potential employers
- earns college credit while you working.
- may be provided income opportunities while learning.
- is provided an opportunity to preview potential candidates for permanent employment.
- is provided an opportunity to train potential employees while they are still at a formative level.
- is provided with a continuous source of manpower.
- may reduce the cost of recruiting and training employees.
- creates a closer tie between the business world and the educational community.
- increases the company's visibility in the community.
- influences the design and content of college programs to meet employer needs.
Faculty and the College
- encourage greater community support.
- provide faculty the opportunity to stay abreast of current industrial business practices.
- permit the college the opportunity to offer a wider range of programs.
- decrease costs by eliminating laboratory equipment.
- receive current feedback which can affect curriculum design.