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Ford Motor Company 2021 PD and R&A Ford College Graduates - Former Interns Only in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

2021 PD and R&A Ford College Graduates - Former Interns Only

Job Description & Qualifications:

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. And as you start your career journey, we also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. We’ve got incredible plans for the future of mobility – and your future, too! We’re working on some pretty amazing things, including autonomous and electric vehicles, data centers, micro services, and cloud computing.

What you’ll be able to do:

As part of our Intern to College Graduate program, you’ll discover unmatched opportunities to turn your higher education into real-world experience with a company that is redefining human mobility. Designed for those who have already completed a summer internship at Ford, this additional experience will provide you with an even stronger foundation for a future career at Ford.

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 PD & R&A teams around the world are working together with excitement to make smart vehicles for a smart world.

As part of the 32-month Ford College Graduate (FCG) rotational, developmental program you will be provided with the structure (orientation, training opportunities, experiences and feedback) to enhance your technical and professional competencies. Our goal is to support you and your transition into the high performing, inclusive and engaged workforce needed to meet the product development needs of tomorrow.

To begin your program, you are assigned a "home" organization based on your interests, background and our business needs. You will be assigned a mentor, a member of management within your area, to advise and guide you through a core set of developmental assignments related to your home organization. These assignments are structured to develop your skills and help to build your understanding of your home organization and the product creation process. Your development will be further supported by a number of technical and professional training opportunities. Once you complete the program, you will be placed within your home organization to continue building your engineering career and developing technical expertise.

Minimum Requirements for the PD and R&A FCG Programs:

Must have completed and passed an internship with Ford Motor Company or Ford Motor Credit Company within the past 24 months.

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree or PhD in one of the following fields:

  • Software Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Systems Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Computer Engineering or Computer Science

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

  • MBA (with an engineering undergraduate degree)

  • 3.0 overall GPA

  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience

  • Graduation date by September 2021

Preferred Requirements:

  • 3.4 overall GPA

  • 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.

You’ll also receive excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. 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