Professional journals

Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships
The Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships is dedicated to the advancement of work-integrated learning, to a strong focus on research associated with work-integrated learning, and the development of a global view of work-integrated learning through the publication of thoughtful and timely articles.

Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education
The Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education publishes peer-reviewed original research, topical issues, and best practice articles from throughout the world dealing with Cooperative Education (Co-op) and Work Integrated Learning/Education (WIL).

Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability
The Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability is a scholarly forum for the dissemination of research and exemplary evidence-based practice in higher education teaching and learning for graduate employability.

Other national associations

New Zealand
NZACE is a non-profit organisation that promotes co-operative education to education providers, business and industry and government in New Zealand.


South Africa
The Southern African Society for Co-operative Education is a non profit organization that promotes the integration of academic studies with quality work integrated learning.

CAFCE is the voice for post-secondary Co-operative Education in Canada and its mission is to foster and advance post-secondary Co-operative Education in Canada.

United Kingdom
ASET is the professional body for placement and employability staff and has been at the forefront of developments in sandwich courses and other forms of work placements in higher education.

The Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA) provides a supportive member-driven learning community for participating programs, students, educators and employers; influences policy makers and leaders of thought; and forges partnerships with like-minded groups.

International association

WACE is the only international professional organization dedicated to developing, expanding, branding and advocating for cooperative & work-integrated education programs within industry and educational institutions.