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CO-OP Program

Southeastern and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) are proud to offer a cooperative program for Southeastern students.

What is the CO-OP Program? This highly competitive CO-OP is a year-round program for skilled and diligent Southeastern students to gain cooperative educational and career experience through working for the Choctaw Nation. Southeastern’s top students are identified and recommended for this program by faculty, staff, and administrators. Acceptance to the program is also based on application criteria established by the SE Career Services and CNO.


Here at Southeastern, we not only assist with your education. Our Career Services is constantly striving to ensure that our graduates find gainful employment upon graduation, and help them cultivate a competitive edge in job markets today. This partnership is a great opportunity for SE students by providing opportunities to receive the following:

  • Paid on-the-job training
  • Discover possible career paths
  • Potential future employment with Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Building a professional network of contacts

Likewise, it is a great opportunity for CNO! Our partners view this program as:

  • A tool for harnessing the fresh perspectives and creative ideas that individuals in our region offer
  • An opportunity to grow Choctaw Nation with skilled and dedicated partners
  • A way to create a sustainable talent pipeline to hire exceptional students


  • Must be working towards a degree of higher education at SE
  • Complete a comprehensive interview process
  • Juniors & Seniors are eligible.

For more information about the CO-OP Program, email

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