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Ford Motor Company 2021 Product Development, Research, Advanced Engineering Summer Intern in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

2021 Product Development, Research, Advanced Engineering Summer Intern

Job Description & Qualifications:

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom of upward mobility as you strive to realize your professional dreams. We’ve got incredible plans for our future – and your future, too! We’re working on some pretty amazing things, including autonomous and electric vehicles, data centers, micro services, and cloud computing. Get ready to play an important role supporting our incredible advancements!

What you’ll be able to do:

Looking for a great answer to the question – what did you do this summer? This is it! Through our Summer Internship, you’ll gain the experience, knowledge and skills to take your career to another level. Throughout this 12-week program, you’ll enjoy hands-on involvement in some of the ground-breaking initiatives we’ve got going on. In addition to developing technically and professionally, you’ll be able to build a network of friends and contacts.

Ford Product Development and Research and Advanced Engineering are utilizing Design Thinking & User Experience methods to deliver breakthrough products and services that will delight our customers. Our employees are laser-focused on bringing innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life. From autonomy and electrification, to smart mobility technologies, our Product Development and Research and Advanced Engineering teams around the world are working together with excitement to make smart vehicles for a smart world.

Minimum Requirements for the PD and R&A Intern Program:

  • Pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in one of the following fields:

  • Software Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Systems Engineering

  • Computer Engineering or Computer Science

  • Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, and other disciplines in key areas

  • Mathematics, Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, or similar degree

  • Data science or similar degree

  • MBA (with an engineering undergraduate degree)

  • 3.0 overall GPA minimum

  • Graduation date between December 2021 and August 2022, limited opportunities for May 2023 graduates

  • 0-3 years of relevant experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • 3.4 GPA or higher

  • Involvement with Formula SAE or similar extracurricular activities, strong communication skills, ability to work within diverse teams

What you’ll receive in return:

As part of this exciting program, you’ll enjoy a high level of involvement with an exceptional team of industry innovators and visionaries. You’ll contribute in a meaningful way to our important, breakthrough work. And you’ll develop the skills that will give you a significant edge in your future career pursuits. If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we’d love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

By choice, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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Product Development

Skill Team:

Product Development (PD)






Ford Motor Company