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JLab Student Co-Op Program


About Our Co-Op Program:

Valuable, real-world experience working with world-leading scientists and engineers is waiting for you as a Jefferson Lab Co-Op Student. Students are partnered with a mentor and participate in hands-on projects while earning academic credit during their tenure at the lab. Convert your classroom hours to practical knowledge, and develop strong connections with Jefferson Lab. The time spent relating textbook concepts to real life applications will make you a more valuable and desirable employee. The National Commission for Cooperative Education states that 95% of students who have Co-op experience on their resumes receive jobs immediately after graduation. Advance your education and gain valuable experience while contributing to world-class research.

Ideal Candidates are:

  • Working full-time toward a baccalaureate degree in Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science,
  • Sophomore level or higher,
  • Interested in applying classroom knowledge at a high-tech facility,
  • And possess at least a 3.0 GPA.

If you are interested in learning more about our Student Co-Op Program, please send an email to: