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Cooperative Education

Santee Cooper works with participating universities to hire co-op students in a variety of disciplines. 

Targeted majors include Engineering and Computer Science.


Current universities at which Santee Cooper recruits co-op students include but are not limited to: Clemson University, University of South Carolina, North Carolina A&T, South Carolina State University and Georgia Tech.



  • Enrolled full-time in a four-year EAC/ABET accredited college/university
  • Enrolled and accepted in the cooperative program of your current college/university
  • Completed two semesters of course work
  • Pass pre-employment physical including a drug screen


Advantages of the Cooperative Education Program to students are:


  • A competitive hourly wage
  • Valuable work experience
  • Exposure to industry work practices and procedures
  • Opportunity to network with employees and other students
  • Opportunity to be rehired for subsequent semesters
  • Opportunity to be considered for full time employment upon graduation


How to Apply:


  • Interested students must apply through the Cooperative Education Office at the college/university where enrolled.
  • Santee Cooper conducts on campus interviews and posts co-op openings at participating universities.
  • Contact your co-op office to find out when Santee Cooper will be recruiting on your campus or is accepting applications.

Questions? Contact:

Nicole Wren

(843) 761-8000 ext. 5353