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Do Both at GM.

There is a movement happening at GM, a ground-up revolution — one that requires hard work, determination, and a unified vision that embraces new ideas, fresh thinking and close collaboration. Here, inspired thinkers, like you, can contribute to what's next, now. And your ambition can propel us toward the future — to revolutionize the automotive industry from the inside out.

You’ll learn from the past generation — and lead the next — through a number of Internship, Co-op and Entry-level positions, in areas that include flex-fuel, Voltec, biofuel, battery, hydrogen fuel cell and hybrid propulsion solutions. GM also offers an array of opportunities in areas such as communications, creative design, vehicle engineering, manufacturing & supply chain, management, public policy and sales, service and marketing, among others. In short, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference from day one — no matter where your particular talent lies.

Bring your talents to GM, you’ll discover what our current employees already know: that together, there’s no stopping us.

Exploring Career through Experiential Learning (EXCEL) Program: General Motors is on a mission to find next generation thinkers who will drive GM’s innovation and move us forward.  With this mission in mind, we are re-launching our college-level intern and co-op program as EXCEL - Exploring Careers through Experiential Learning!  EXCEL is designed to offer degree-related career experience as well as provide exposure to an insider’s understanding of the automotive industry.  EXCEL students have opportunities to work collaboratively on innovation challenges, interact with business leaders, attend cross-functional networking events and volunteer for community service activities. Furthermore, successful EXCEL participants receive consideration for full-time positions as they approach degree completion.

Explore the EXCEL opportunities listed below to see how you can become a driving force for General Motors.

Entry-Level Campus Opportunities: At GM, “entry-level” takes on a whole new meaning. Students who are about to graduate with degrees that match our current technical and business needs have the opportunity to hit the ground running — and gain real world experience working in a variety of fields across a global network. This is your chance to roll up your sleeves, work collaboratively across disciplines and continents, and offer ideas that can directly impact General Motors from a business, engineering, technical and customer-centric approach.

Technical Rotation and Career Knowledge (TRACK) Program: Career rookies and self-starting personalities, press your foot to the pedal of opportunity. Get ready set for an inside lane on mentorship and growth through our newly developed rotational program: TRACK. TRACK is a unique opportunity that's all about finding and defining what you're really made of as a leader, change driver and problem solver for GM. Over 2 to 3 years, you'll learn the ins and outs of our technical, functional and corporate areas. Click here to explore more about the program, create a profile and apply online.


Seeking students currently working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing. Interns will support Chevrolet Communications, GM News Operations or Manufacturing/Labor Relations Communications.

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+Creative Design

GM Design is creating the future. We are seeking visionary and creative students to help us develop original, innovative and fresh designs for automotive vehicles and components. We have opportunities in 5 areas of our business: Creative Exterior & Interior Design, Color and Trim, Advanced Design, User Interface & Experience Design, Creative Clay and Digital Sculpting.

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+Customer Care & Aftersales

Customer Care and Aftersales (CCA) has opportunities for intern and co-op students in 7 areas of the business: Aftersales Engineering, Service Operations, Operations, Lean Warehousing Operations, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, and Global Enterprise Analytics and Revenue Management.

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GM Finance supports every facet of the corporation's diverse business portfolio worldwide by designing and implementing timely business solutions based on in-depth analysis, business acumen, technological savvy, and sensitivity to external factors. Financial assignments range from developing budgets to providing key input and analysis for newer products and business ventures.

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+Global Connected Consumer

Seeking students currently working on an MBA degree with an emphasis in Marketing to gather insights and data (past in-market test analysis, consumer/industry trends and related industries benchmarks) to support development of a sales and marketing strategy for key subscriber segments.

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+Global Planning & Program Management

The Global Planning and Program Management (GPPM) organization is responsible for GM's current and future global Vehicle, Powertrain and Technology portfolio plan. Our activities range from early strategy to concept/idea development and validation to execution and launch. Our MBA interns and recent hires will be assigned to a project crucial to defining and shaping GM's future global vehicle plan, which could involve propulsion strategies, regulatory compliance, vehicle content development, business modeling, or new product/service concept framing.

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+Global Purchasing & Supply Chain

Seeking students pursuing degrees in business management, purchasing, supply chain management, engineering, containerization and logistics.

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+Health & Safety

Seeking students to assist in the management of Health & Safety processes related to manufacturing and engineering operations. Candidates should possess a diversified knowledge of Health & Safety principles and practices to produce and/or coordinate the operations of Health & Safety processes. Degree majors include: Environmental Engineering, Industrial Hygiene or Health & Safety.

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+Human Resources

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+Information Technology

Seeking students pursuing undergraduate degree in computer engineering, computer science, MIS or related technical curriculum. Also seeking graduate level students pursuing an MBA or MBA with Information Technology focus.

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GM Legal Staff is currently seeking students working towards a bachelor’s degree and Legal Assistant certification from an ABA approved program.

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Manufacturing seeks students currently working on undergrad degrees in the following majors: Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Engineering/Industrial Arts Statistics, Operations or Production Management, Supply Chain Management and Business Administration.

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+Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering has opportunities for intern and co-op students in these areas: Paint & Polymers, Body Center & Pre-production Build, Environmental Engineering, and Manufacturing Automation & Assembly.

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+Powertrain Engineering

Types of Powertrain Engineering intern and co-op assignments available include: Engine Development & Validation; Engine Calibration; Transmission Engineering - Design & Development; Transmission Engineering - Algorithms & Calibration; and Engine Analysis.

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+Public Policy

Seeing students for opportunities in Detroit and Washington, DC. Degree areas include political science, public policy, international affairs, law/pre-law, environmental management, environmental engineering, communications, and journalism.

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Seeking students working on undergrad degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Electrical Engineering to perform quality functions including program management, data analysis, quality assessments, quality operations, Program Quality Readiness Reviews, vehicle rides and special projects.

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+Sales, Service & Marketing

Students in Sales, Service and Marketing will work in marketing or field sales, service & marketing. The primary purpose is to gather and analyze marketing data to assist the Marketing Team in making informed decisions. Work involves a substantial variety of duties related to field of study with frequent supervisor instruction.

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+Vehicle Engineering

Seeking students currently working on undergrad or graduate degrees in the following majors: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Business, Material Engineering, Plastics, Auto Tech, Product Design, Engineering Tech, Supply Chain Management, Systems Engineering, Aero Engineering, Civil Engineering, Human Machine Interface, Transportation, Optical Engineering, and Biomechanical Engineering.

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GM Scholarships

General Motors contributes funding to various organizations that provide scholarship support. Please visit the organization's website, or other specified contact information, for details on specific scholarship programs.

+Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Buick and the General Motors Foundation created the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program to recognize and reward 1,100 college-bound students nationwide who excel both in the classroom and who are making a difference in their communities. What distinguishes the Buick Achievers scholarships is the magnitude of award – 100 students are eligible for up to $25,000 per year (renewable for up to 4 years) which could amount to $100,000 over four years!! An additional 1,000 students will be awarded $2,000 one-time scholarships. To be eligible for the Buick Achievers scholarship, applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or existing college students; plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2013-14 academic year; and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries.

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+U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Endowed Scholarships (EEOC)

Scholarship preference is given to qualifying GM employees and children of employees. Endowments provided to 37 schools. Ownership of the program is through the EEOC. Endowment funds are managed by each of the recipient institutions. Scholarship decisions are made by the schools.

Financial Aid Department at recipient institutions

EEOC Schools:
Alabama State University
Atlanta University Center
Beloit College
California State University-Los Angeles
Central State University
City Colleges of New York
Columbia University
Fisk University
Florida A&M University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Hampton University
Howard University
Jackson State University
Langston University
Loyola University - Chicago
Michigan State University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Morgan State University
Muskingum College
New Mexico Highlands University
North Carolina A&T State University
Northwestern University
Prairie View A&M University
Purdue University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Savannah State University
Southern University System
Tennessee State University
Texas A&M University
Tuskegee University
University of California - Berkeley
University of Michigan
University of Pittsburgh
University of Texas - Pan American
Wilberforce University
Xavier University
Yale University