REAL WORLD (AND WORLDWIDE) LEARNING
In 2010-2011 more than 7,000 students gained real-world work through internships, cooperative education (co-ops), practica, and student teaching.
Co-ops and internships provide students with a quality experience they will carry with them into the real world. Many students choose Grand Valley precisely because of its co-op and internship opportunities.
Grand Valley is known for worldwide learning through its extensive study abroad programs. With more than 600 students participating annually, Grand Valley ranks 10th nationally in the number of students who take advantage of these enriching experiences.