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General Motors (GM) Overview
Detroit, MI
10000+ employees
Company - Public (GM)
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
General Motors’ vision is to create a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, and we have committed ourselves to leading the way toward this future.
Today, we are in the midst of a transportation revolution, and we have the ambition, the ... Read more

Mission: Inspiring more. Building moments. That’s who we are and what we do. #WeAreGM

Glassdoor Awards

Top CEOs: 2018 (#88), 2017 (#65)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#57)

Company Updates

  • Ever wonder what it’s like to be an intern at General Motors or what our recruitment process looks like? Here's what you can expect after applying with us. To explore our open roles visit

  • Extending a warm welcome to the 500+ new interns who recently joined our GM family remotely or on-site from across the country. Your innovations and ideas contribute to the success of our company and we want to thank you for everything you do!

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General Motors (GM) – Why Work With Us?

At General Motors, we value the innovation and creativity that comes from diversity of thought. Built from the power of inclusion, we embrace individuals from all walks of life and celebrate the unique background that each person brings to help us reach our vision.

How Our Process Works

1. Review opportunities on our careers site. Once you’ve found the right fit, complete and submit your application online.

2. Our recruiters review all of the applicants and if you meet the qualifications, you’ll be asked to complete a digital assessment and interview.

3. If you continue through to the next phase, you will be selected for a formal interview.

4. At the completion of the interview process, the team will identify the most qualified candidate and extend an offer.

Good Luck!

Internships and Co-ops for Current Students

Our paid internship and co-op opportunities will give you an exclusive glimpse into the everyday innovations unfolding at General Motors through a dynamic, hands-on experience. Summer internships are 10-12 weeks long and have available housing assistance so you can live close to where you work. Unlock your professional potential and become a part of our “Exploring Career through Experiential Learning” (EXCEL) student program.

Entry-Level Opportunities for Recent Graduates

We offer full-time, entry-level opportunities including rotational positions as part of our Technical Rotation and Career Knowledge (TRACK) programs.  With available relocation assistance, we help you start your career on the right foot, as you work to innovate solutions for tomorrow's transportation needs.

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General Motors has long understood that unique perspectives are key to success in the marketplace and being on the cutting edge of technological innovation in the fast-paced automotive industry. General Motors is determined to be at the forefront of change, leveraging our creativity and different perspectives to define the new era of mobility. Today, these perspectives are more important than ever, empowering us to press onward through an era of unprecedented industry change and supporting our transformation from an automotive manufacturer into a global mobility services provider. 

Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions, Zero Congestion 

General Motors’ sustainability strategy is synonymous with its business strategy: to deliver safer, simpler and sustainable transportation solutions for our customers. In doing so, we’ll realize our vision for personal mobilitya world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

Our strategy reflects today’s transportation revolution that is transforming how people move. The vehicles leading this transformation are autonomous, electric, connected and shared. Throughout the company, we are focused on initiatives that capitalize on these new technologies and business models to create products, offer services and advocate for policy that looks at transportation as a system and mobility as a service. This will result in a world where sustainable transportation is a reality for daily life and enables communities to grow more prosperous and livable.

General Motors (GM) Reviews

  • Featured Review

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    "Demanding Role w/ Endless Opportunities"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Design Release Engineer in Warren, MI
    Former Employee - Design Release Engineer in Warren, MI
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Motors (GM) full-time (More than a year)


    This role provides a lot of great experiences for future jobs
    Provides exposure and opportunities to progress within the company


    Occasionally has long hours depending on issues or upcoming design reviews

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General Motors (GM) Photos

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General Motors (GM) Interviews



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Getting an Interview




  1. Featured Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at General Motors (GM).


    Recorded video interview, Phone screen, 2hr Skype Interview. There was a full month between the phone screen and skype interview, the offer was extended about a week and a half after the skype interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you had to convince someone using data/logic.   1 Answer
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General Motors (GM) Awards & Accolades

  • 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies®, Ethisphere Institute, 2020
  • The JUST 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens, Forbes, 2020
  • 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Bloomberg, 2020
  • World’s Top 200 Companies Leading the Way in Gender Equality 2019, Equileap's 2019 Global Gender Equality Ranking, 2019
  • Achiever's 50 Most Engaged Workplaces, Achievers 50, 2019
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Pledges & Certifications

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce


Offer formal "internships" for mid-career people or those returning to the workforce

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