Co-Op Education Program
Mercury Marine®’s Co-op Education Program is a carefully structured program where all parties - Mercury, the student, and the university - enter into a mutual agreement designed to enrich a student’s formal education by alternating periods of study with meaningful periods of work. The student, viewed as a "professional-in-training," provides entry-level employment services to the company.
The Following Majors are Recruited by Mercury Marine
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Materials Science Engineering
- Supply Chain Management
Please consult your university’s career services office or website for our on-campus recruiting and career fair participation.
Mercury Marine’s Objectives
- Create, develop, and evaluate a pool of talent from which to fill entry-level professional positions
- Fulfill resource needs for value-added, project-related assignments
- Enhance on-campus recruiting
- Build relationships with universities that impact curriculum development, which fulfills Mercury’s knowledge needs
- Obtain relevant on-the-job experience relating to their academic training
- Learn about different opportunities available in their chosen career field, as well as other professional fields
- Enhance their understanding of academic learning with the practical application of college curriculum
- Support and/or finance their education
Terms of Employment
- Spring/Summer Co-op term: January through August
- Summer/Fall Co-op term: June through December
- Must be enrolled in an approved four-year related curriculum and a formalized co-op program at an accredited university
- Have completed at least 45 hours of undergraduate credits toward their degree
- Must be available through the entire co-op term or terms approved by the Company and the university
Pay and Benefits
- Competitive pay based on co-op terms
- Employee Product Purchase Program
- Relocation Assistance
- Holiday Pay
It is Mercury’s intention to seriously consider students who have completed the Co-op Education Program for full-time employment. Full-time employment offers will be based on Mercury’s needs and a competitive review of each student’s performance throughout the program.
Mercury Marine reserves the right to add to or amend any of the guidelines described herein.