Sustainable Workplaces Environmental Engineer Intern

  • General Motors
  • Warren, MI, USA
  • Jun 25, 2020
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Description

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This 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 Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities. 

Job Description

At General Motors we pride ourselves on designing, building and selling the world's best vehicles. We are seeking a new generation of visionaries to help launch bold engineering and business initiatives, and shape new directions for General Motors. As an intern or co-op student through our EXCEL (Exploring Careers through Experiential Learning) Program you will gain hands-on career specific experiences to maximize your real world potential. 

Responsibilities

At GM environmental, we are geared towards developing creative solutions to environmental challenges. You’ll develop an understanding of environmental compliance in large automotive manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations and sustainable initiatives, as you work closely with the facility’s Environmental Engineers implementing projects in water, waste and air programs. It’s never been a more exciting time to join the Sustainable Workplaces team! 

Possible Work Locations

Michigan (Bay City, Saginaw, Flint, Grand Blanc, Wyoming, Lansing, Milford, Pontiac, Warren, Detroit, Lake Orion, Romulus), New York (Rochester, Lockport, Tonawanda), Ohio (Toledo, Moraine, Parma, Defiance), Indiana (Fort Wayne, Marion, Kokomo, Bedford), Spring Hill -TN, Bowling Green - KY, Kansas City - KS, Wentzville - MO, Arlington - TX, Yuma - AZ 

Additional Job Description

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related Environmental Science degrees

  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week 

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to impart 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, take initiative/self-directed

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

  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric 

Student Housing is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements. 

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU DO NOT NEED SPONSORSHIP TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES NOW OR IN THE FUTURE. WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP.

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.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form