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2023 Intern - Vehicle Systems Research Lab (Masters and PhD)

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

Description

This is a hybrid position. Some remote working opportunities may be available depending on the role candidate is selected for. Some roles may require the individual to be onsite.

At GM, we look to move humanity forward. We translate breakthrough technologies into vehicles and experience that people love. It all starts with research and development.

In the Vehicle Systems Research lab, we transform the mobility experience by creating integrated solutions for safe and connected vehicles that our customers love. We are looking for R&D Interns to research, design, and develop groundbreaking technologies in autonomous, connectivity, vehicle architectures, safety, cybersecurity, user experience, displays and simulation. In this internship, you will plan and execute collaborative research to generate new knowledge and sophisticated technology for our vehicles. Our culture of "Innovate Now" gives you the opportunity to be creative and implement designs that could possibly be driving around in the near future!

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and/or experiments to collect required data and validate research ideas in the Vehicle Systems Research Lab
  • Document and present results. Depending on the assignment, results could lead to external publications and/or intellectual property
  • Execute technical and special assignments
  • Assist lab management in identifying mega trends in technology and business strategies in the automotive sector
  • Develop and execute specific research plans, including concept generation, development, implementation, and validation
  • Collaborate effectively with peers, management, operations groups, and outside organizations

Additional Description

Qualifications:

  • Must be a current PhD student or second year masters student in engineering or science
  • Research experience in Autonomous Vehicle Technology, Connected Vehicles, Automotive Architectures, Cybersecurity, User Experience, Display and Simulation
  • Strong theoretical, experimental and software programming skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams
  • Consistently demonstrate critical thinking and strong teamwork
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent persuasion, active listening, delegation, and leadership skills to work effectively with GM internal and external customers

Desired Skills:

  • Prior internship experience in automotive, technology, or manufacturing
  • Programming skills in Python, C/C++ or MATLAB
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed
  • Demonstrates leadership in field of study, extra-curricular activities or service organizations
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, especially the ability to synthesize large amounts of data involving multiple variables into comprehensive, impactful insights
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, leading deliverables and goals
  • Willingness to ask questions, take initiative and be inventive
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill sophisticated subjects to a wider audience
  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a rapidly moving environment
  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed
  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

The monthly base compensation for this role is between $5800-$8500. Base compensation will be based on your level of degree. Actual pay will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to each student selected for the 2022 Student Program

This role offers the following  Work Appropriately  strategies:

Onsite:  This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

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.

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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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