The Best Education You Can Get
As a Hunter co-op, you will work with our team of world class engineers and receive experience testing and developing some of the finest automotive testing equipment in the world. Our co-ops are exposed to the total product evolution process and have the opportunity to observe and assist with taking a product from the concept stage to production, including practical exposure to the manufacturing floor. This first-hand experience is invaluable in making decisions about what educational and career paths you may want to pursue.
Find out what previous co-ops have to say about Hunter Engineering Company
Start your career on the right path
As a world leader in automotive undercar service, Hunter Engineering is a great place to start your career. By working at Hunter, you will share in the prestige of working for a company whose founder was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame and which has a longstanding history of visionary leadership and excellence in design and innovation. The co-op program exposes you to the real-world operations of an industry-leading company and will provide you with an abundance of experience to draw upon in future interviews and in your career. Our engineers will ensure you receive the best practical experience available.
Work on Interesting and Important Projects
Previous mechanical engineering co-op students have been involved in a variety of projects that included:
- Prototype construction and evaluation
- Test program development and administration
- Shop experience, real work experience
- Minor analysis and engineering calculations
- Analyzing data and using Microsoft Word and Excel to prepare reports
Previous electrical and computer engineering co-op students have also been involved in a variety of projects:
- Research and evaluation new technologies for use in current and future Hunter products
- Evaluation of hardware (examples: Google glasses, Microsoft kinect, Microsoft hololens)
- Creation of prototype software as a result of research
- Collection and analysis of data from Hunter products being used by our customers
The work we do at Hunter is at the forefront of our industry and you will be helping to develop the next generation of equipment.
Located Just Outside St. Louis
Hunter Engineering Company is located near Lambert International Airport in Bridgeton, Missouri, 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis. There is plenty of affordable housing nearby with easy access to restaurants, shopping, parks, museums, and the St. Louis night life. Come work in a big city with a small town feel!
To be eligible for the Cooperative Education Program at Hunter Engineering Company, you must have completed your freshman year of study and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale.
Ideal candidates will have experience working with lab equipment (scopes, power supplies, etc.) and be familiar with circuitry, microprocessors, and electrical hardware (microcontrollers, digital ICs, analog ICs, etc.). Software programming experience using C, C++, Visual C++, Windows programming, Visual Basic, embedded, assembly, etc., is preferred. Experience with application software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop or Flash) would be helpful.