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Co-op Employer Partners

STEM and Business Strong for Nearly 100 Years

Kettering University has been a leader in delivering STEM and business student talent to companies/organizations for nearly 100 years.  As an employer partner, your company has access to technically talented and highly productive student employees in the fields of engineering, math, science, computers and business.

Be In Good Company

Join the more than 420 Kettering employer partners across the world.

Become An Employer Partner

The Kettering University Co-op and Experiential Learning team makes it easy! Here are the steps:

  1. Connect with a Kettering Co-op Manager and build your targeted plan
  2. New Employers
  3. Existing Employers
  4. Work together to identify the academic disciplines best suited for your company
  5. Co-op managers will provide candidate credentials
  6. Co-op managers will help coordinate student interviews
  7. Attend one of three on-campus employment fairs
  8. Interview, offer and hire some of the most talented young people in STEM and business

Building A Successful Program

Finding and keeping young talent is a challenging obstacle to combat. But with the Kettering University program nearly 60% of graduates accept full-time positions with their co-op employers - that is a solid return on investment. Plus, you are not in this alone, your Kettering co-op manager will assist through the entire process. Building a strong program includes the following:

  • a developed and progressive strategic student work plan
  • relevant and challenging work assignments to reinforce academic progress
  • competitive pay wage and possible benefit options
  • mentoring and coaching
  • student performance reviews and continual feedback

Hiring fulltime graduates of the university

One of the benefits of being a Kettering University Corporate Partner is that you also have access to our recent graduates as well as alumni. The Handshake allows you to recruit the highly skilled graduates of Kettering University.  To get started on the platform, visit