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2024 Summer Intern - Communications

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




Work Arrangement:

  • Hybrid : Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time but the general expectation is that the ​employee be onsite an average of three (3) days each week.

About GM Global Communications:  

Our Global Communications team strives for ways to better engage our customers and stakeholders through media, strengthen and protect GM’s reputation and tell stories from across the entire organization that reflect our industry leadership. It’s how we keep a finger on the market pulse and gain insights that help our products and services deliver beyond expectations!  


Internship Focus Areas:  

  • Product/Brand: Media relations, product knowledge, story pitching, social media, employee communications, teamwork and collaboration with other functions, including Marketing and Engineering, as well as executive communications 
  • Manufacturing: Employee communications, product knowledge, union partner relationships, media relations, public policy/government relations, community relations, crisis management, social media, business leadership team dynamics 
  • Corporate: Employee communications, executive communications, media relations, issues management, collaborating with senior leaders, story pitching, broadcast, internal events management

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:   

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communications or related field

  • Must be graduating between December 2024 and June 2025

  • Able to work full-time - 40 hours per week during the summer months, with options for 8-, 10- or 12-week positions


What will give you a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Demonstrates leadership in field of study, extra-curricular activities or service organizations 

  • Ability 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  

  • Excellent written and verbal 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, takes initiative/self-directed, ability to multi-task

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

Student Stipend:

GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to eligible students selected for the 2024 Student Program

Pay Transparency:

The salary range for this role is $4,100-$5,200, dependent upon class status and degree


Benefit options are not available for this role

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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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