General Motor

General Motor

2024 Winter Co-Op - Human Resources

United States

Closing in 17 days



Work Arrangement:

Hybrid: The position does not require an employee to be onsite full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work at a GM facility, or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.

The Role:

Working in a fast paced and dynamic environment, this role gives you an opportunity to experience a variety of areas within the Human Resources field. You will be assisting the HR team with work related to HRIS and pension and benefit programs. You will report directly to the Manager of Pension and Benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies for pension and benefit data cleanup – this project will require working with our Third Party Benefits Provider and GMCC

  • Lead and assist with the review, revision and possible redesign of Benefits flyers, brochures, checklists and intranet for each of our plans including creation of self-help videos

  • Research best practices for providing members with comprehensive information about their benefit plans and make recommendations for same

  • Support our Employee Wellness Program and report findings and recommendations to the team

  • Monitor and process Wellness program claims and work with our vendor to ensure appropriate payment

  • Work within Workday (HRIS) system to run standard reporting and work with third party to review daily file concerns

  • Support and assist in other benefit/pension related projects as required (an example of such project could be to analyze a specific current practice and make recommendations to improve that practice). Projects can be related to health care, wellness, insurance, workers compensation, pension and savings.

  • Working with our vendor, prepare and launch various audits to ensure only those eligible are enrolled in GM's benefit programs

  • Working with the various locations, coordinate/organize GM's annual “Pension Road Show” event

  • Additional Description

    Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuit of Bachelor's degree (3rd and 4th year students but will consider qualified 2nd year and Master students) degree in one of the following areas: Business/Commerce (Human Resources major preferred)

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week in Canada and for 8, 12, or 16-month term (2-4 consecutive semesters, longer term preferred) starting January 2024

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information

  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills

  • Highly adaptable with the ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Fundamental digital literacy including proven knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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

  • Bilingual, proficiency in English and French

  • Video editing skills

  • 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

    We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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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.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

    The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at [email protected] or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

    Job details


    2024 Winter Co-Op - Human Resources


    General Motor


    United States


    September 15, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 15, 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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