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Co-Op & Internship Opportunities

Judy OHare Cooperative education is an opportunity for students, employers and educators to partner in providing an enriched and personal educational experience for our community.

Co-ops prepare our graduates to enter the workforce with pre-professional experience in, and proven knowledge of, the degree area.

Students In Co-Ops:

  • Write a resume, experience an interview, accept a positionShontaye Henderson
  • Experience working in your career field
  • Apply classroom learning and skills at the workplace
  • Develop appropriate technical knowledge
  • Work under pressure
  • Produce work that is neat, accurate and contributes to the organization
  • Get to know the ‘lingo of the trade’ and the ‘culture of the company’
  • Confirm career choice, and build your confidence
  • Make contacts in the field through networking opportunities
  • Get college credit

As a result of the Co-Op experience, students will:

  • Develop the competencies and skills needed to be successful in the business and professional community
  • Assess and integrate skills, experience, and learning required in previous coursework and plan for career success
  • Apply skills developed through practice-oriented, educational experiences in a professional setting
  • Contribute to meaningful community and  public service
  • Recognize personal and professional responsibility and an obligation to good citizenship

Employers are active in the education of the workforce to target employment needs that are of economic importance to our community

Employer Benefits:

  • Recruit future workforce and develop potential employeesTroy Snyder
  • Proven, cost-effective means to observe new employees with necessary skills that are a good fit with the company
  • Meet short-term work needs with quality candidates: temporary fulltime, part-time, seasonal positions; one-time special projects, campaigns, or company events
  • Develop entry-level positions in major degree areas continuously filled with qualified MTC students
  • Year-round source of technically skilled pre-professionals
  • Flexible, cost-effective workforce not requiring a long-term employer commitment
  • New talent in the company to invigorate the workforce
  • Fresh perspective to old problems, new technologies
  • Freedom for professional staff to pursue other projects
  • Diversify the workforce

As a result, your company or organization will:

  • Encourage best practices in your profession
  • Engage in the education of the workforce as it pertains to your business
  • Increase visibility of your organization on campus and in the community
  • Contribute company and organization expertise to the educational expertise in collaborative effort to build a strong workforce for the area
  • Enrich the personal educational experience of individuals within MTC student body and the Marion community

Marion Technical College leads partnership agreements with area employers to make MTC the community’s first choice for learning.

Explore the possibilities the cooperative Education Experience Program at Marion Technical College has for you!

For more information contact Cheryl Kellogg at 740.389.4636 Ext. 239 or e-mail


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1467 Mount Vernon Ave.
Marion, Ohio 43302

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