Student Programs

BMW Cooperative Education Program

The Co-op Program is an opportunity to gain in-depth exposure and experience in our industry. You’ll spend at least three semesters/six quarters alternating between full-time work and study. This allows the student to work on continuous projects with escalating responsibility. Interested in German culture and language? You may qualify for the BMW International Co-op Program where you’ll serve your third or fourth rotation in a German BMW facility. Participants must meet the general requirements, be enrolled in their university’s international co-op program, and have language proficiency.

Co-op opportunities are available in: Engineering, Manufacturing Support, Quality Management, Logistics, Procurement, Information Technology, Human Resources, Communications, and Finance and Controlling.

Co-op Requirements

You can join BMW Manufacturing Co. for a Co-op if you are a full-time student, pursuing at least a bachelor’s degree, attend an accredited university or college in the United States, and meet the following requirements:

  • Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Have full-time status at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States
  • Pursuing a BS or Graduate Degree as indicated
  • Have completed three semesters towards that degree by the start of the work term
  • Able to complete 3 rotating terms for co-op positions
  • Have at least 1 remaining term in school after the completion of the co-op or internship
  • Transfer students must have a GPA from current university
  • Enrolled with the university co-op or career services office
  • Complete and pass a pre-placement physical and substance abuse test before the work term
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Co-op Benefits

  • Corporate housing/housing assistance
  • Competitive salary
  • Vacation
  • Paid holidays

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