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Cooperative Education: Madi Johnson

Cooperative Education: Madi Johnson


Cooperative Education: Madi Johnson

Name: Madison Johnson

Hometown: Vernon Hills, Ill.

Major: Exercise science.

Year in school: Senior.

Co-Op job: Personal care assistant at Rocky Knoll.

Campus involvement: Softball, Exercise Science Research Team.

Post-graduation dream job: Athletic trainer for a professional sports team.

Favorite LU faculty/staff member: Athletic trainer Garth Laszinski.

Lakeland University is the only Midwestern school that offers Cooperative Education across all majors by allowing participating students to gain on-the-job knowledge and academic credit for their work. LU students can earn up to 25% of the degree through work and post-work reflection.

Each year, we welcome more students who are interested in the benefits of Co-Op and the ability to connect with a lengthy list of corporate and organizational partners who support the program and our student’s learning.

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