Mechanical Engineering Intern

  • General Motors
  • Wyoming, MI 49509, USA
  • Feb 05, 2021
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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

Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer Intern

Spring/Summer 2021

At General Motors we strive for a culture of excellence. We act with integrity. We are driven by ingenuity and innovation. We have the courage to do and say what's difficult. Each of us takes accountability for results, drives for continued efficiencies and has the tenacity to win.

We are seeking Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer Interns to do hands-on work that could add directly to the bottom line of our culture and our company. You will have many responsibilities and accountabilities, like mechanical support for programs. You will learn how to lead mechanical projects for several different areas of the plant including operations improvements and new and replacement programs. This is a hands-on position in which you may work with periodic repairs and to provide technical support and direction to support personnel/skilled trades.



  • Mechanical root cause analysis and problem solving
  • Analyze product, process and technology to figure out the best methods of manufacture
  • Assist in the design and building of tools and equipment or recommends improvements to existing processes
  • Assist maintenance personnel in operation and maintenance of specialized equipment
  • Troubleshoot special maintenance and equipment problems
  • Coordinate machinery upgrade projects


Additional Job Description


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • GPA 3.0 or higher out of 4.0
  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week
  • Willing to work in a plant environment
  • Graduate between Fall 2021 - Fall 2025

Desired Skills:

  • 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 leadership skills, to guide project teams through planning, execution and insight phases
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, especially the ability to synthesize large amounts of data involving multiple variables into comprehensive, applicable insights
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, leading timelines and goals
  • Willingness to ask questions, take initiative and be resourceful and 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
  • Deliver new and creative solutions to sophisticated problems

Student Housing is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements.




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, High School