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

Student’s Objectives

  • 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

Program Requirements

  • 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
  • Training
  • Vacation
  • 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.

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