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Co-op Student

The Co-op Program at Kokosing is designed to provide you with practical construction industry experience, the chance to work on value-added projects, connect with a mentor in your field of study, network with senior leaders, team members and other co-ops, and so much more. 

We are looking for students interested in a co-op experience for the Spring, Summer or Fall semesters. We are actively training the next group of leaders and need skilled team members who reflect our core values and culture of safety. 

About our College Co-op Program:  
As a Co-op, you will be working with Full Time construction professionals as they provide guidance and share their expertise on various tasks. The objective of our program is to prepare you for full time employment in one of the various roles within the industry. You will have specific project responsibilities and daily activities assigned to you that will enable you to experience our industry firsthand. Supervisors and project staff will structure your work efforts to help you learn about your area of interest while you contribute directly to the completion of a quality project. Additionally, you will be assigned a mentor for any questions or support you may need during your co-op. 

Upon completion of each summer term, Kokosing will host the Co-op Capstone Event. Each co-op will present on the culmination of their learning and experiences during the term. This event also provides co-ops the opportunity to meet senior level management and includes some fun, interactive activities that showcase various aspects of the construction and engineering industry. 

Co-op Opportunities and Placement: 
We have opportunities within all business units of Kokosing (Kokosing Construction, Kokosing Industrial, McGraw Kokosing, Integrity Kokosing, Olen/Area Aggregate, Kokosing Materials, Kokosing Inc.) in multiple locations across the Midwest (Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, West Virginia) and Mid-Atlantic (Delaware, Maryland, DC, Virginia, North Carolina).

These opportunities include: 

  • Project Management 
  • Estimating 
  • Safety 
  • Design 
  • Procurement 
  • Business Development 
  • Marketing 
  • Support Operations 
  • Human Resources 
  • IT
  • Accounting 
  • Legal

We also have opportunities within various regions to offer field/trade experience, where you work in a laborer role as part of the construction crew.  Kokosing believes these experiences are essential to the understanding of how the organization operates. 

When possible, we work to accommodate your geographical preferences. Final placements will be made based on project availability and what will provide the most valuable experience for you. Depending on the distance from residence to your assigned location, a housing stipend for relocation or a mileage reimbursement for commuting may be provided. 

Our responsibility:  
Kokosing accepts the responsibility to provide work assignments with matched complexity and responsibility to your education, interest and abilities. The assignments are expected to be in a variety of situations that allow you to develop technically, broaden your practical background, and explore the construction operations. We strive to provide you an unparalleled depth of understanding and give you real world experience in our highly competitive industries. 

About us: 
Kokosing is one of the largest family-owned construction companies in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Known for unwavering integrity and exceptional safety and quality, Kokosing companies provide extensive resources for our customers. Our services include the construction of highways/bridges, industrial facilities/factories, data centers, marine, solar, advanced industrial, pipeline, and water/wastewater facilities, along with asphalt/concrete pavement and underground utilities. 

Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.