' Cooper Standard – Students and College Graduates

Accelerate YOUR Career with Cooper Standard’s Student Internship and College Graduate Programs!

For talented students or recent graduates (Bachelor or Master's degree), who have a PASSION FOR PERFORMANCE and the desire to be part of a growing global company, exciting careers can be found at Cooper Standard!

On the technical front, our teams actively imagine and innovate skip-generation technologies in sealing systems, fuel and brake delivery systems and fluid transfer systems product groups—all aimed at enhancing vehicle performance. Across the organization, we actively promote employees into broader positions and encourage participation in challenging global projects that strengthen leadership and technical skills. Even as we work hard to achieve our business goals, Cooper Standard teams take the time to support a wide-range of communities and charities around the world.

Go as far as your determination, creativity and PASSION will take you!

Explore our Student and College Programs.


Turbo-charge your career with one of our highly engaging internship opportunities! Whether developing business processes or designing a new product, interns at Cooper Standard learn about the organization while gaining valuable experience doing specialized projects and participating in community events.


Cooper Standard works with select universities who offer a formal Co-op program which provides an innovative approach to product and program development.

Led by their mentors and experienced team members, Co-ops will supplement their academic curriculum by developing their abilities to learn new processes, troubleshoot and resolve issues, be a team player and understand how to interact with our customers.

Co-op opportunities are an excellent way for Cooper Standard, and the students, to work together to provide an innovative approach to product and program development.


College graduates (Bachelor or Master's Degrees) can participate in entry-level Associate positions or Accelerated Development Program positions within Cooper Standard in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, Operations, Engineering, Information Technology and Purchasing.

Our Associate level programs develop high-performing participants by providing them with a semi-structured approach to build the skills and experiences needed to develop their careers within Cooper Standard.

Our Accelerated Development Programs are dynamic and challenging rotational programs designed for new college graduates who are who are able to be geographically mobile and who are targeting a multi-year commitment to train within a core functional area.


Other opportunities:

Operations Trainee Program (Europe)