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Ford | Palo Alto, CA
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Job Description

Global Product Development is developing high quality products and high quality people Product Development (PD) engineers are responsible for delivering exciting products that are world class in cost, quality, function and time to market. As ONE team, we are committed to delighting our customers and employees by executing consistently while using common global standards, methods and processes with rigor and discipline.


Our goal is to provide you a meaningful and challenging PD assignment that directly contributes to the Company business objectives. Intern assignments are typically project based and include a hands-on experience that will develop you technically and professionally. Over the course of 12-weeks, the summer intern program also lets you build a network of friends and contacts, learn about living and playing in Palo Alto, California, learn valuable skills and see what Ford Motor Company is all about. It is an opportunity for you to prove yourself to us - and let us prove ourselves to you!

We are currently looking to hire Interns for the following areas:

Research & Advanced Engineering (R&A)

Connected Vehicle & Services (CV&S)

Autonomous Vehicle Development

Machine Learning


Software Development and Engineering

Design/User Experience

IT Research


Data Analytics

Electrical & Electronics Systems Engineering (EESE)

Minimum Requirements for the Product Development Intern Program:

* Pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's Degree or PhD's in one of the following fields:
* Mechanical Engineering
* Electrical and Electronic Engineering
* Computer Engineering or Computer Science
* Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, and other Engineering disciplines in key areas
* Business (with engineering background)
* 3.0 overall GPA minimum
* Graduation date between December 2017 and August 2018, limited opportunities for May 2019 graduates

Preferred Requirements:

* 3.4 GPA or higher
* Involvement with Formula SAE or similar extracurricular activities, strong communication skills, ability to work within diverse teams

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products - and it is always ready to go further.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you'd expect from a diverse global leader.

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.

Ford Motor Company is 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.

About Ford

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures and distributes automobiles in 200 markets across six continents. With nearly 325,000 employees and 110 plants worldwide, the company's core and affiliated automotive brands include Aston Martin, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury and Volvo. Its automotive-related services include Ford Motor Credit Company.