Authors

YING WANGFollow

Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Hospitality Management

First Advisor's Name

Miranda Kitterlin

First Advisor's Committee Title

Committee Chair

Second Advisor's Name

Myongjee Yoo

Second Advisor's Committee Title

committee member

Third Advisor's Name

Carolin Lusby

Third Advisor's Committee Title

committee member

Keywords

Cooperative Education, Industry-University Partnership, Benefits, Industry Partners

Date of Defense

6-10-2015

Abstract

Cooperative education program was introduced into undergraduate hospitality degree program to help students be better prepared for their careers. A cooperative partnership between the industry and universities results in both sides receiving benefits. This study identifies the benefits industry partners receive from a cooperative education program. The implications of these benefits leads to the evaluation of hospitality cooperative education. From the results of the evaluation, recommendations are proposed for redesigning the cooperative education program.

Identifier

FIDC000078

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