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2023 Summer Intern - Sustainable Workplaces Industrial Engineering

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Sustainable Workplaces Industrial Engineering Summer Intern 

Sustainable Workplaces is charging ahead with a new mission! As part of our exciting program, you’ll gain first-hand experience working closely with leadership to support the validation of a new IE tool that supports the life-cycle of facility services towards a sustainable future. You will Interact with operations engineers and facility managers, while you drive the validation of this new IE estimating tool with certain algorithms for Facility Services in the areas of Maintenance and Housekeeping. The tool will be used to improve the resiliency of Facility Service Agreements. This experience will give you exposure to manufacturing and non-manufacturing buildings. There’s never been a more exciting time to join the Sustainable Workplaces team!  

Additional Description


  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Industrial Engineering  

  • Must be graduating between December 2023 and May 2026

  • Ability work fulltime, 40 hours per week 

Desired Characteristics:   

  • Proven leadership in field of study, extracurricular activities and/or service organizations  

  • Able to work independently and with a team 

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed  

  • Oral and written communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience  

  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment  

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, take initiative/self-directed 

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust 

  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking and problem-solving skills that is customer-centric  

The start date for these Internship roles are for May & June of 2023 Spring/Summer Internship   

This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

  • Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be onsite full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired

GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to each student selected for the 2023 Student Program  


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Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

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We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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