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General Motors


## **About GM:**

We're dedicated to achieving our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion\. We are looking for people who are passionate about helping us create safer, better, and more sustainable solutions for personal mobility\. Our bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future\.

## **Why Join Us?**

Our culture focuses on building diverse and inclusive teams, where we embrace differences and unique perspectives, so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career\. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open workspaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire innovation, productivity, and flexible collaboration\. We are proud to support our employees through competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities\.

## **About GM Student Corps:**

GM does well by doing good\. We believe strongly that our future business and society depend on today's bold actions\. We started the GM Student Corps, a comprehensive personal and professional development program for Southeast Michigan high school students, in 2013 with the goal of preparing students to tackle today's challenges and become tomorrow's leaders\. Each summer, the program hires teams of high school students and pairs them with GM retirees and college interns\. For 10 weeks, these teams operate as small, semi\-autonomous business units to identify, plan and execute service projects to make a positive impact in their communities and schools\.

In this unique role, college interns have the opportunity to make a great impact in the metro\-Detroit community, while simultaneously preparing for their own future professional careers\. Interns are assigned to a high school team where they will partner with two GM retirees to lead a group of 10 students\. Interns play a crucial role in the program, as they co\-lead these community\-focused projects, while teaching critical life skills and helping students determine their next steps to achieve their post\-high school goals\.

For a deeper look into the program, check out this video here:

## **Internship Focus Areas:**

+ **Project Management** : Brainstorm, research, design, and execute community improvement projects alongside the retirees, teaching the students these valuable skills along the way\.
+ **Leadership and Communication** : Ability to lead and communicate to varying levels of program participants \(high school students, retirees, and program management\)\.
+ **Mentoring** : Spend time with the students discussing their next steps after high school - what career fields are of interest to them, what type of higher education is required, where to obtain that education, and how to navigate the higher education space successfully\.
+ **Lesson Plan Facilitation** : Create and facilitate lessons to help teach the students valuable soft skills such as communication, teamwork, and presenting\.

## **Qualifications:**

+ Currently pursuing a degree in Business, Engineering, Communications, Psychology, Technology, Social Work, or Education\.
+ Must have a minimum of a 3\.0 overall GPA on a 4\.0 scale
+ Preferred graduation date: 2022, but would consider 2021 or 2023 for the right candidate
+ Demonstrates leadership in field of study, extra\-curricular activities or service organizations
+ Able to work full time \- 40 hours per week during the summer months

## Desired Characteristics:

+ Holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviors\. Models GM behaviors and creates a winning culture\. Performs other related duties as assigned\.
+ 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 collaboration 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
+ Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust
+ Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer\-centric
+ Preferred ability to drive company vehicles for work assignments, such as 15\-person passenger vans and pickup trucks
+ Willing and able to participate in community improvement projects with teams, this could include, but is not limited to, yardwork, painting, and learning to utilize new tools

## **Location** : Southeast Michigan

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