General Motor

General Motor

2024 Summer Intern – Software Engineering



Work Arrangement:

Hybrid : Position will require an employee to relocate to Michigan (Warren, Milford, Pontiac, or Grand Rapids). Depending on rotational opportunities, an employee may be required to work on-site full-time or work onsite at a minimum of three (3) days each week.

The Role:

The Global Product Development Group (GPD) is looking for innovative Software Engineering Interns to help us build state-of-the-art platforms.

The GPD Engineering Internship Program is a 10–12-week summer internship program. Students are matched with assignments based on preference & skillset. Depending on assignment, GPD Interns will have the opportunity to work at our locations in Milford, Pontiac, Warren, or Grand Rapids.

Software Engineers design, develop, test and architect SW for intended functionality. Vehicles have multiple SW stacks ranging from Low level SW, embedded SW, Object Oriented SW, and Offboard SW (Cloud, Edge).

Software Engineers utilize codes, algorithms, embedded systems, and architect software to optimize controller resources and throughput. This software will run throughout our vehicle ecosystem, so you will be able to do hands-on work that can directly affect our customers. Understanding Agile methodology.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop software that may run on vehicle controllers, mobile phones; QNX, Linux, and Android-based infotainment systems, or cloud infrastructure

  • Design and develop code to meet functional requirements

  • Design, develop and test feature behavior and interaction between hardware and software

  • Develop test cases aligned with requirements in manual and automated test environments

  • Perform data analysis and research to assess vehicle feature feasibility

  • Participate in Agile and SaFe development activities

  • Take part in daily stand-ups, sprint planning and iteration demos

  • Potential Assignment Opportunities can include :

  • Embedded Software Platform Engineer

  • Infotainment Platform Software Development Engineer

  • Infotainment Technical Program Management

  • Vehicle Cybersecurity

  • In-Vehicle and Mobile App Developer

  • Software Test Engineer

  • Software Systems Integration Engineer

  • Autonomous Vehicle Development Engineer

  • Development Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Software Emulator / Simulator tool development

  • Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in one of the following areas:

  • Computer Engineering

  • Software Engineering

  • Computer Science

  • Information Systems Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Controls Engineering

  • Controls Systems Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechatronics

  • Must be graduating between August 2024 and June 2027

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

  • Prior internship experience in automotive or technology

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Software Engineering Principles

  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, C++, Java, etc.

  • Experience in use of MATLAB/Simulink

  • Demonstrated software development and connection to physical requirements

  • JavaScript (React), Android

  • Active participation in automotive related design competitions (SAE (Formula, Baja), ECOCar, Solar Racing, Clean Snowmobile Challenge, FIRST Robotics mentorship, etc.)

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

    The salary range for this role is $4,300-$6,600, dependent upon class status and degree.


  • Benefit options are not available for this role
  • About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

    Why Join Us

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    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. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    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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    Job details


    2024 Summer Intern – Software Engineering


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 02, 2023

    Job type




    About the employer

    We embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all. Our diverse team of 164,000 employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.


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