General Motors is looking for experienced professionals who took an employment break of two or more years in their field and are looking to re-launch their careers. The Take 2 program is a 12-week career re-entry program through which you’ll polish your skills, acquire new ones and restore the confidence you need to launch a new phase in your professional journey.

Take advantage of comprehensive training, technical and professional development opportunities, company-wide networking and personalized mentoring/coaching. Take 2 will prepare you for a full-time career in critical roles at GM, a global leader in the automotive industry.

The application window for the Spring 2018 Take 2 program has closed. Please check back in April for information regarding Fall 2018 Take 2 opportunities.

Now is the time to re-launch your career! Learn how the Take 2 career re-entry program offers experienced engineers a smooth transition back to work.

Which Take 2 program could be right for you?

Click an area of interest below for more information.

Customer Care & Aftersales

The multi-functional Customer Care & Aftersales global team focuses on after-market, manufacturing, and retail components for our global enterprise. We can offer you a challenging, comprehensive opportunity to learn and grow professionally within a tremendous company culture. Join our team if you have 5 years of related experience. Potential areas of focus may include:

  • Global Enterprise Solutions
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Global Aftersales Diagnostics & Electrical Engineering


With over 5,000 positions worldwide, the GM Finance organization offers the unique opportunity to collaborate with nearly every facet of the enterprise, driving critical business decisions and developing inventive solutions. Throughout your career, your skill and enthusiasm can generate lasting impact across many areas of the organization.

Our team aspires to produce highly engaged financial leaders who are willing to adapt and have a relentless desire to win. By matching your level of education and experience with our team, we’re investing in your potential and setting the stage for an exceptional career. Potential areas of focus may include:

  • Operating Finance
  • Audit Services
  • Global Business Services
  • Tax
  • Controllership

Global Propulsion Systems

We take pride in our goal to design and build among the world’s best, most innovative Global Propulsion Systems. We do this through integration of the latest technologies to deliver responsive, efficient, and reliable Propulsion Systems that exceed our customers’ expectations. Our team has opportunities in many areas of the business including Transmissions, Gas Engines, Diesel Engines, Embedded Controls, Electrification (including Battery, Hybrid development) and Fuel Cells, with many different jobs including:

  • Advanced Engineer
  • Algorithm/Software Engineer
  • Calibration Engineer
  • Controls Test Engineer
  • Controller Integration Engineer
  • Design Release Engineer
  • Development and Validation Engineer
  • Diagnostic Calibration Engineer
  • Drive Quality Engineer
  • Electronic Controller Engineer

Information Technology​​​​​

Join a global network of Information Technology professionals shifting the paradigm in this dynamic field. GM is on a mission to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles. And to achieve our ambitions for tomorrow’s mobility, we are currently undergoing one of the largest IT transformations in the history of business.

We’re offering challenging positions across a wide variety of IT functions, including:

  • System Engineers
  • Software Developers

Manufacturing Engineering

Our team is pursuing lean, flexible manufacturing systems and processes, developing safety-first, cost-effective methods of production that will protect our customers while keeping us competitive worldwide. We are offering several challenging positions, including:

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Product/Program Management


Our Manufacturing teams harness the latest technologies and a shared passion for excellence to deliver the world’s most advanced vehicles. Be a part of our continual efforts to improve the quality and efficiency with which we create our vehicles. Join our team if you have 3 years of engineering/business experience (5-7 years preferred). We are offering several challenging positions, including:

  • Packaging Engineer
  • Group Leader
  • Global Supply Chain Group Leader

Sales & Marketing

Put your curiosity and enthusiasm front and center and discover a valuable career experience in Sales & Marketing. Our teams interpret data and analyze trends to develop inventive strategies that engage more customers. As part of our program, you’ll interact with and learn from leaders in the field, sharing your perspective in challenging projects and influencing critical decision-making across the following core business functions:

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Sales Operations

Vehicle Engineering

We’re focused on delivering the highest caliber products that consistently delight and exceed our customers’ expectations. Every day, we imagine new ways to engineer smarter, safer and more sustainable vehicles. And to achieve our goals, it takes talent, drive and determination. Explore a challenging position with potential areas of focus including:

  • Cyber-Security
  • Electrical Components & Subsystems
  • Global Engineering Operations and System Development
  • Validation
  • Vehicle Performance

“I needed to engineer something other than my household and family members. I found the GM careers site had many opportunities that matched my previous experience”

- Ramona, Design Release Engineer-Airbags