Project Coordinator Co-Op - USC students only
Columbia, SC Project Management
Job Type

FN America, LLC is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal, S.A., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for military, law enforcement and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia with manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina, FN America is passionately committed to providing its customers with a portfolio of FN-branded products, training and support services that enhance user performance and safeguard their lives. For more information, visit us at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

*****Open to University of SC students only*****

During the Project Coordinator Co-op, you will: 

provide assistance to project managers and contribute to continuous improvement activities.

Learning Objectives:

Resource management, team leadership, meeting facilitation skills, RASIC training, schedule creation with MS Project Online, problem solving, and business acumen. 

Project(s) Description:

Lead a project or be paired with a more senior project manager to support project execution. Specific projects are determined at the time of business need.  Continuous improvement projects as required. 

Preferred Degree Program: 

Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Business Program / MBA with demonstrated strong mechanical aptitude.

Co-op dates: work while attending school, 20 hours/week for three consecutive semesters.


The Co-op student must: 

  • have at least 15 hours of USC coursework and a minimum GPA of 2.5

For consideration, interested applicants are required to:

• Apply for the internship through FN America’s career site.

• Provide a resume.

• Provide college transcripts (unofficial is acceptable).

Working Conditions

Typical office environment with some travel between buildings and to other locations required. May be exposed to loud noises, toxic chemicals, and dangerous machinery when on the plant floor.

All FN America employees have a responsibility to participate in the development of a safe and healthy workplace and to comply with instructions given for their own safety and health and that of others.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

FN America, LLC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call: 803-736-0522. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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