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Career and Cooperative Education Center records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0048

Collection Scope and Content

Materials in this collection include annual reports, publications, publications scrapbooks, and microfilm. They range in date from 1951-2002, and were transferred to the University Archives by the Director of the Career and Cooperative Education Center.

Dates

  • 1951-2002

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Historical Note

The Career and Cooperative Education Center at The George Washington University is now part of the Career Center at The George Washington University, and serves students and alumni. It has been known as the Career Center since 1993. From 1990-93 it was called the Career and Cooperative Education Center; from 1983-90 it was known as the Career Services Center; from 1968-83 it was known as the Student and Alumni Career Center; and before that the Student Services or Student Placement Office. The Career Center is overseen by the Senior Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services, and promotes effective career planning, teaches job search strategies, and facilitates contacts between GW students, alumni, and prospective employers through its many services. Services include full- and part-time job listings; internship listings; career consulting; workshops (including job search strategies, letters and resumes, and effective interviewing); the career resource room; on-campus recruiting; resume referral; resume critiques; facilitating the federal work-study program; cooperative education; computer and Internet-based job resources; and a credentials service that supports graduate/professional school applications. Cooperative Education is an educational program which integrates academic study with paid, career-related professional experience that applies classroom theory to work settings related to the academic pursuits of the student. N.B. This history note was written in 2005

Extent

2.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

Materials in this collection include annual reports, publications, publications scrapbooks, and microfilm. They range in date from 1951-2002.

Collection Organization

Organized into two series of Office records.

Acquisition Information

Materials were transferred to the University Archives by the Director of the Career and Cooperative Education Center.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Career and Cooperative Education Center records, 1951-2004
Status
Partially Processed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

Contact:
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Washington 20052 United States of America