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Co-op Experiences

Mechanical Engineering Co-op Experience

A unique and exciting feature of being a student at Kettering is taking part in the paid cooperative education program, a requirement for graduation.  As a student you will gain two and a half years (5 co-op terms) of paid cooperative work experience in your field of study. This vital experience will immediately and competitively set you apart from other recent engineering graduates, resulting in an exceptional springboard into a competitive and lucrative career. 

Co-op employers also benefit by employing Kettering Mechanical Engineering students. They gain access to engineers-in-training that are responsible, bright, and mature, and who progressively gain relevant and useful experiences as they progress through the program. 

These are just a few of the over 500 co-op employers hiring our Mechanical Engineering students

  • GM
  • Chrysler
  • Bosch Corporation
  • Continental Automotive Systems
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Magna
  • TRW Safety Systems
  • Federal-Mogul
  • Borg-Warner
  • GKN
  • Tenneco Automotive Walker Engineering Center           
  • Key Safety Systems
  • Biomet Inc
  • FEV Inc
  • Magna Powertrain
  • Takata Inc
  • Valeo
  • Webasto
  • Brembo
  • Denso Manfuacturing
  • Meritor Commercial Vehicle Systems
  • Schaeffler Group USA
  • VENTION Medical
  • AutoLiv ASP Inc.
  • Brose North America
  • Faurecia
  • Freudenberg-NOK
  • LMS North America
  • Nexteer Automotive
  • CTS Corporation
  • Detroit Diesel
  • Faurecia Interior Systems
  • ITW
  • MSP
  • Powertrain Integration
  • Precision Castparts Corporation     
  • Stanley Engineered Fastening
  • Weber Automotive
  • AVL
  • Advics NA
  • Barnes Aerospace Group
  • Eaton Corp
  • Innovation First International
  • Jedco Inc.
  • PSMI Corporation
  • Superior Controls
  • Acument Global Technologies
  • Akebono
  • Benteler Automotive Corp
  • Corning