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  General Description of Institution
RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation with an enrollment of more than 18,500 students featuring more than 200 programs at bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree levels.
RIT consists of nine colleges offering programs including engineering, computing, business, health sciences, liberal arts, design, photography, film, and animation. RIT also has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo.
Key Institutional Contact(s)
Maria Richart
Interim Director
Career Services & Cooperative Education 585-475-5479
General Description of Co-op Programs
Every academic program at RIT offers something in the way of experiential education, with cooperative education the signature model. RIT has the fourth oldest and one of the largest co-op programs in the world, annually placing more than 4,400 students in more than 6,000 work assignments with nearly 2,200 employers throughout the U.S. and overseas. Co-op is mandatory for many academic programs and is defined as full-time, paid work experience directly related to the student’s academic field of study and career interests.
     Top Countries
Germany Ireland India Italy
Top Employers
Cisco Systems Lockheed Martin Apple Computer Google
China Dubai Croatia France
BMW Intuit Toyota Xerox IBM
 Current Institutional Collaborations
Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan
Queens University, London
Pontifica Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Dominican Republic New York University, New York
Danish Institute Studies, Denmark
Arcadia University, Pennsylvania
SUNY Oswego, New York

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