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2023 Summer Intern – People Services Operations Analyst

  • Location
    • Detroit, Michigan
    • Remote
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Our Company

At General Motors, we combine the passion of a startup with the influence of a global powerhouse. Our vision of a future with zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion is bold, and our people are leading the way as we seek to transform the future of personal mobility. To achieve this vision, we need people to join us who are passionate about crafting safer, better, and more sustainable ways for people to get around.

Our culture is passionate about building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced, so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career.

There are three opportunities available within People Services. Candidates may indicate the area they prefer during the interview process. The selected candidates may be placed into any one of the three areas:

  • Payroll & Timekeeping
  • Benefits & Rewards
  • Data, Performance & Insights

The People Services Team

The People Services Team within Global Business Solutions is motivated by operationalizing new strategies, systems, processes, and technology across the enterprise. We strive to be global strategic business partners who deliver outstanding experiences. We operate as a global organization, supporting various functions including Finance, HR, Manufacturing, and many more.

As a Member of the Team, You Will

  • Interact cross-functionally with global teams in a hybrid work setting to identify & implement innovative solutions which improve experiences for employees.
  • This position will provide experiences in the following:
    • Data analysis and identification of opportunities for process improvement to positively impact quality and employee experience.
    • Exposure to multiple IT systems (Workday, Kronos, ADP, Power BI, Data Warehouse, KNIME, Achievers), business units (manufacturing, engineering, IT, HR), and countries of operation
    • Problem solving of sophisticated problems
    • Assist in creation of transformational project plans
    • Lead employee engagement activities to communicate changes to affected employees

Additional Description


  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Business, IT, Systems Engineering, HR, Finance, Accounting, or related fields
  • Must be graduating between December 2023 and June 2024
  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week during the summer months
  • Demonstrates leadership in field of study, extra-curricular activities, or service organizations

Desired Skills:

  • Strong Analytical Skills / Fundamental Knowledge of Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Teamwork/Leadership Skills
  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity and ability to initiative/self-directed
  • Evidence of strong character with honesty, accountability, and trust
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet goals in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well with teams and cross-functional groups
  • Functional/Technical Skills, Problem Solving, Drive for Results, Decision Quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic Agility, Managerial Courage, Innovative Thinking
  • Solves problems and develops new methods of analysis to streamline decision-making
  • Searches out and corrects inconsistent data; finds and fixes root cause and understands the drivers

Work Location:

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.
  • Remote : This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis

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


The median level of the monthly salary compensation for this role is $4,250 dependent upon class status and degree. Benefit options are not available for this role.

About GM

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.

Why Join Us 

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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Diversity Information

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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