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Electrical Engineering CO-OP (Purdue)

United States, Indiana, Lafayette
3131 Main Street (Show on map)
May 20, 2024

About the location:

Lafayette, IN is located approximately 60 miles from the state's capital, Indianapolis and is the home to Purdue University. Our Lafayette location has been continuously running in Lafayette community since 1938. We are an Aluminum Extrusions plant for Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial and Defense facility.


Arconic Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.

Working alongside professionals in their field, Arconic co-ops have the opportunity to sharpen their skills by applying their education to real-world complexities through hands-on learning. A co-op with Arconic will provide you with invaluable experience that you could utilize in any role, and it is Arconic's goal to evaluate its co-op associates for potential entry-level openings, although full-time employment after completion of the program is not guaranteed.

The Arconic Co-Op program requires that a student spend two semesters employed in a full-time capacity at one of our locations. Arconic prefers that the student alternate semesters between education and employment so the student can build off what they've learned in school and what they've experienced working with Arconic.

An Electrical Engineering co-op associate will be assigned a manager and a mentor for each rotation. They may or may not be the same for both rotations. The student will work at times in an office environment and other times in a manufacturing environment with varying temperatures. The associate will work with other like Engineering employees working on projects that have a real impact to the business. Other day-to-day aspects of electrical work at our facility may include assisting with maintenance, repairs, project planning, and other tasks as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Electrical Engineering
  • Must be finished with sophomore year of schooling at the start of the first rotation.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. *730, et seq.) and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Authorizations from the relevant government agency may be required to meet export control compliance requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3.0 GPA and above

At Arconic, we:

Act With Integrity.

We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability.

Safeguard our Future.

We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.

Grow Stronger Together.

We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.

Earn Customer Loyalty.

We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.

Drive Operational Excellence.

We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.

Create Value.

We achieve success by generating and growing value for our stakeholders.

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.

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