College Co-Ops & Internships
Are you looking for a co-op or internship to jumpstart your career after college? You've come to the right place! Here you can take advantage of cooperative education programs (commonly referred to as co-ops) and internships that give college students an opportunity to gain work experience in their career fields.
- Earn a competitive salary
- Get paid holidays
- Balance your life and work schedules with flex time
- Enjoy casual business dress
- Get a monthly housing allowance (in some cases)
- Earn a service credit towards vacation and retirement (if you join AEP after graduation)
- Contribute to a 401(k) plan
If you're enrolled as a full-time student in a college/university program and have an excellent academic record (3.0 GPA or above), you're eligible for the AEP co-op and internship program. Some departments may also require you to be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; others will consider students who are eligible for temporary employment in the U.S.
If you’re an engineering student, your school program must be accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). In addition, you must have an excellent academic record.
If you're interested in our internship program, you must have completed your junior year in college. While here, you'll work on only one assignment, typically during the summer. If you're interested in our co-op program, you must be at least in your sophomore year and/or have completed two classes in your major. As a co-op student, you can expect to complete at least two, non-consecutive work assignments while you're at AEP.
Student Talent Community
Wondering when a position will be available? We can let you know when an internship or co-op role comes open that might be right for you. Join the AEP Student Talent Community to stay connected and get updates on roles that match your profile.