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2024 Summer Intern - Creative Designer

  • Localização
    • Pasadena, California
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Agendar Full time
  • Postou


Work Arrangement :

Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis in SE Michigan or Southern California.

The Role:

At General Motors we pride ourselves on designing, building and selling the world's best vehicles and transportation solutions. We are seeking a new generation of visionaries to help launch bold Design initiatives, and shape new directions for General Motors. As an intern through our EXCEL (Exploring Careers through Experiential Learning) Program you will gain hands-on career specific experiences to maximize your real-world potential while learning from industry leaders and experts in Creative Design.

We are excited to announce GM Design’s 2024 Internship opportunities, including: 

·       Creative Design Interiors 

·       Creative Design Exteriors  

Please note, you must submit a Portfolio to be considered for this position – See Instructions Below.

Primary Responsibilities:

·       Creates new and unique design concepts

·       Make perspective sketches and renderings sufficient to communicate innovative design ideas.    

·       Develop two and three-dimensional mock-ups of proposed design solutions.   

·       Work with studio engineers, modelers, other designers, and fabrication personnel in the development of a scale model

[Additional Description]

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Advanced degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Transportation Design or related field

  • Must be graduating on or after August 2024

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

  • Proficient with Photoshop or comparable Digital Sketch Software

  • Sketching skills (perspective, shading, proportions, great lines)

  • Strong Visual Communication Skills (indicating different materials, finishes, textures)

  • Experience with the fundamentals of 3D Digital Software (Blender, Sub-D, Alias or comparable)

  • Demonstrates the ability of understanding a brand and customer and proposes appropriate designs that represent the brand’s design language and identity

  • Portfolio needs to include Automotive and/or Product Industrial Design proposal (recommended a minimum of 3 unique projects in the portfolio)

  • Portfolio needs to include examples of developing a design concept from 2D to 3D

  • Portfolio needs to include developmental sketches highlighting the thought process and selection leading up to the final design

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 $4,000 -$6,100, dependent upon class status and degree.

Benefits: Benefit options are not available for this role.


To be considered for this position, you will need to submit a portfolio in addition to your resume and profile. We strongly recommend linking your online portfolio in the "website" section of the application as we are able to access much larger files that way. If your portfolio is not available online, please follow the instructions below to upload your portfolio as a separate attachment as you did with the resume.  Please NO dropbox files or Google docs.  
1. Save your portfolio as a pdf document  
2. Name your portfolio your LAST NAME, FIRST NAME. Example: Candidate name is John Smith. Portfolio pdf file name is: Smith, John.pdf  
3. Upload as an attachment - you may have to condense the file.    

DISCLAIMER: The Works included in your Career Portfolio must not be subject to any non-disclosure and/or confidentiality agreement. If the Works in your Career Portfolio are owned by your current or former employer, or by any other Third Party, there must be an express written consent from the Owner allowing the Works to be included in your Career Portfolio for sharing with General Motors (“GM”). By sharing your Career Portfolio, you grant to GM the right to quote, paraphrase, reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use all or any portion of the Career Portfolio for purposes of making a hiring determination. By sharing your Career Portfolio, you also agree to release and discharge GM, and its licensees, successors, and assigns, from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action that you may have regarding any use of the Career Portfolio, including (but not limited to) any claims based on the right to privacy, the right to publicity, copyright, libel, defamation, or any other right.