Collaborative Research Education co-majors have the opportunity to conduct collaborative research as part of their undergraduate study. Students work one-on-one with a professor conducting professional-level research, which they then present or in some cases, publish. Basford, L. & Mortenson, T. (2011-12). Collaborating for change: How an urban elementary school and university support and sustain school and community partnerships. Basford, L. & Crenshaw, M. (2011-12). From refugee camp to college: Supporting Karen newcomers' academic and social experiences in schools. Christensen, R. & Del Greco, B. (2011-12). The Politics of Lexicography: An Examination of pre-Franco, Franco, and post-Franco Dictionaries. Internships Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a college readiness system for elementary through higher education that is designed to increase school wide learning and performance. The AVID College Readiness System accelerates student learning, uses research based methods of effective instruction, provides meaningful and motivational professional learning, and acts as a catalyst for systematic reform and change. For more information see: http://www.avid.org Breakthrough Collaborative launches motivated middle school students, most of whom are of color and from low-income families, to enter and succeed in college-preparatory high school programs. Breakthrough also recruits and trains outstanding high school and college students to become Breakthrough teachers and build an interest in careers as educators. For more information see: http://www.breakthroughcollaborative.org Career Development Center Learn more about career paths, transferable skills, and relevant organizations that relate to a co-major in Education. Download a career information sheet for your major from the Career Development Center. You may also contact the Career Development Center at 651-523-2302 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.