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Student Programs

Do you want real-world experience that will make you stand out from the crowd after graduation? You’ve found the right place! CKA offers PAID co-op or internship positions, which are a learning experience that makes a direct connection to knowledge acquired in the classroom!

Work experiences are structured, supervised, professional, and relate to the student’s area of study. These experiences allow students to contribute to high level projects in work groups setting them up for career success. CK invests time and training into students in hopes to grow these team members with the company. While a full-time position cannot be guaranteed after graduation, several perks accompany a full time offer. Please consult a member of our Talent Acquisition Team for more details.

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Student Programs

Departments in which CKA has co-op/internship opportunities:

  • Design Engineering
  • Manufacturing/Production Engineering
  • Quality
  • Human Resources
  • Sales
  • Accounting
  • Purchasing
  • Logistics
  • Corporate Planning/Compliance
  • Information Technology


  • Overall GPA of 3.0 at time of hire (must be maintained duration of assignment)
  • Able to work 30+ hours a week (minimum 24 hours per week)
  • A co-op will work a minimum of one (1) semester. Students may also work part time around their school schedule if agreeable to the department manager. Co-op students should be currently enrolled in school. However, Junior and Senior status students may take off a maximum of one (1) semester of school in order to perform co-op duties if approved by Human Resources.


  • PAID!!! (Pay scale is based on year of academic study and degree of study)
  • A co-op student is eligible to enroll in CKA’s medical, dental, and vision benefits if he/she works 30+ hours per week.
  • Students will be eligible for up to 6 PTO days annually, based on length of assignment and allotment days.