Cooperative Education Program
Our Co-op program is designed to give hands-on experience to talented undergraduates in the areas of Engineering, Business, Finance, and Computer Science. This is an excellent opportunity to put classroom theory into actual practice. Our program provides students with an opportunity to build on their experiences through increased responsibility each returning semester. Our goal through this program is to train you to become a full-time employee with Southern Company.
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Southern Company Inducted in Co-Op Student Hall of Honor
Southern Company has been inducted into the Cooperative Education Hall of Honor at the University of Cincinnati, birthplace of cooperative education in 1906. With more than 5,000 co-op students since the early 1920s, Southern Company has a long, deep history of turning promising students into valuable employees.
One of Georgia Power's first co-op students, Bill Bowen, progressed through the company to senior vice president, and Plant Bowen is named in his honor. Two of the four current operating company CEOs, Georgia Power's Mike Garrett and Mississippi Power's Anthony Topazi, got their start with the company as co-op students. More