2024 Summer Intern - GM Energy

Job Description


Work Arrangements: 

Positions are available under the following work arrangements:

Hybrid: Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time but the general expectation is that the ​employee be onsite an average of three (3) days each week.​

At General Motors we pride ourselves on designing, building, and selling the world's best vehicles. As we step into the future with our new business venture, GM Energy, we are seeking the next generation of innovators, doers, and true believers to help launch bold business initiatives and shape new directions for General Motors. As an intern you’ll be working with Senior Leadership in a fast-paced team and gain hands-on experiences to grow your career to maximize your real-world potential!

Depending on interest & availability, GM Energy interns can focus on key areas of the business including:

Hybrid Roles

  • GM Energy Operations/Analytics & Insights
  • GM Energy Public Charging
  • GM Energy Software & Delivery

Job Description:

The GM Energy Intern will be responsible for helping to drive innovation cross-functionally across the organization, centered around bringing GM customers a full energy solution. Depending on placement, responsibilities and activities can include definition of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) programs, including charging hardware development, services around battery technology and its applications, services around customer charging experience, exploring charging network development partnerships, definition and delivery of related back office and vehicle software technology solutions, and other related electrification technology.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Support the business teams responsible for developing and deploying innovative hardware, software, and service solutions required for leading the EV and distributed energy revolution.
  • Learn battery technology, energy concepts, power systems and their associated markets and business models to make technical and business recommendations to leadership
  • Study and understand stationary energy storage and electric vehicle charging station standards, policies, and procedures and their implications on product requirements
  • Support capital deployment and innovative finance models for different parts of the electrification ecosystem
  • Support market and pricing assessments, customer segmentation studies and customer research for go-to-market and product requirements gathering
  • Support the improvement of customer analytics to better monitor and manage customer health.
  • Support business development activities of EV charging network development (e.g., public, workplace, home) and charging experience integration
  • Assist with the development of value engineering models that can be used to help customers understand the TCO and ROI of adopting GM Energy Products.
  • Analyze charging data to understand customer habits and strategize new public plan offers to meet both customer needs and drive revenue – including discounts, subscriptions, reservations, partner perks, and more
  • Work in a complex and evolving environment demonstrating an innovative attitude

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Undergraduate student
  • Must be graduating between May 2025 - June 2026
  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week
  • Energy, hydrogen, charging infrastructure, sustainability, and/or utility experience highly recommended

What will give you a Competitive Edge (Preferred qualifications):

    • Strong project and budget management skills with proven track record of efficiently completing work
    • Strong computer software skills, especially Microsoft Office, including MS Project
    • Creative and innovative mindset with a steadfast focus on continuous improvement
    • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills required to effectively collaborate, motivate, and facilitate others in group situations
    • Willing to participate in weekly conference calls outside of typical business hours to support discussions with international stakeholder(s)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • A passion for interacting directly with customers

    Student Stipend: 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 $3500-$5200 monthly, 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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    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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