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Old 05-04-2012, 11:56 PM
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Default Difference between co-op and internship

I noticed about an co-op opening in my current city. I am just wondering if anyone knows what's the difference between co-op with internship?

I am looking for a full-time position but the progress wasn't that good. So do you think I should apply for the co-op position instead?
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:03 AM
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Is there any reason why you WOULDN'T apply? Do you hate money or experience or both?
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:49 AM
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Well, I am currently working as a full-time employee in another finance company. Switching the job would cause me to lose my current job. I just want to know what is the probability that I will receive a full-time offer if I take the co-op job.
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Old 05-05-2012, 08:56 AM
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actuary89 is a troll.
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:40 AM
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Co-Op is when you're part of an internship program organised by your school where you alternate study terms with work terms.

An internship is a work term, usually people do it in summer cause they don't study then.
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:25 PM
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Co-Op is when you're part of an internship program organised by your school where you alternate study terms with work terms.

An internship is a work term, usually people do it in summer cause they don't study then.
Ok. Thanks!!
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Old 05-05-2012, 01:18 PM
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If they are advertising, it doesn't hurt to apply. Some companies use the terms interchangeably because they usually hire students in a co-op program so have the position named as "actuarial co-op" however, they are really looking for a summer student.
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