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This page provides information about the Northeastern Cooperative Education Program to: Current and prospective students planning to concentrate in Sociology, Anthropology and Human Services Please use the major tabs above to learn more about the Cultural Anthropology, Human Services, and/or Sociology Co-op experience at Northeastern and what it may mean for you. I welcome your comments and suggestions! Contact Lisa Worsh  

For current students

Spring/Summer I, 2022
January 3 (Monday) June 29 (Wednesday)
Summer II/Fall, 2022
July 5 (Tuesday) December 30 (Friday)
Spring/Summer I, 2023
January 4 (Wednesday) June 29 (Thursday)
Summer II/Fall, 2023
 July 3  (Monday) December 29 (Friday)

* In cases in which the proposed end date falls during the week (i.e. Wednesday), the employer has the option of extending the co-op assignment to the Friday at the end of that week. Each student should confirm the actual end date for his or her co-op assignment with the employer, as well as, with the co-op coordinator.


For those preparing for an upcoming co-op – Contact Lisa Worsh. She will add you to the Canvas prep/resource community
  • NU’s Disability Resource Center
  • Job Accommodations Network – get your questions about workplace accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act. This site can help!!
  • Resources from the US Government – is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations. You can find answers to questions about everything from Social Security benefits to employment to affordable and accessible housing.
  • Surviving with Aspergers at Work
  • A woman with Aspergers blogs about it
  • Basic Information on the ADA and employment
  • Several employment and job search links can be found on the MA Health and Human Services here
  • Institute for Community Inclusion
  • Work Without Limits provides valuable resources and information on employment for many audiences, including people with disabilities, family members, employment service providers, and employers.

Below are some links to funding that students can apply for (whether it is co-op related or not).

  • CSSH Undergraduate Research Initiative (URI) funding.
  • More information on Undergraduate Research.
  • The PEAK Experiences Awards.