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Fiat Chrysler Automobile 2021 Product Design Office – Automotive Design Intern in Auburn Hills, Michigan

2021 Product Design Office – Automotive Design Intern

Job ID:1041782

Career Area:Student

Job Category:Student-Internships

Location:Auburn Hills,MI


Date Posted:November 5, 2020

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


FCA US LLC’s College Intern Program offers a unique opportunity for highly motivated, innovative, and inspired individuals to work in a challenging assignment where contribution, teamwork, and communication are vital to the success of the organization.

As a leading-edge company, we can provide real world challenges and rewarding intern experiences to candidates from a variety of colleges and universities while providing a competitive salary.

Interns are assigned to an organization department based on the candidate’s background, skill set and interests. The assignments are project-oriented, meaningful to the department and allow the intern to take responsibility for a major task. Interns experience a sense of personal accomplishment and contribution and experience the corporate business culture through work assignments and structured activities. They gain the communication and etiquette skills required in business while sharing knowledge gained from recent courses. They also enhance their computer skills and learn new systems and software.

The Automotive Design Interns will be tasked with flexing their creative muscles to create a concept from the near future that represents their vision for what the interior or exterior of a future FCA product should look like. Each intern will be assigned a mentor to help them in their development. They will also receive assistance from Design Leadership, Studio Engineering, and Computer Support teams. Company needs and student preference will be taken into consideration for interior or exterior area of focus and project placement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Automotive, Product or Industrial Design or related field

  • Completion of sophomore year at an accredited university by summer of 2021

  • Must produce transcripts prior to internship offer

  • Candidates must submit a current portfolio, saved as a PDF, representing work from freshman year to the present (specifically highlighting automotive design projects if applicable)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3.0 or Higher GPA (based on a 4.0 scale)

  • Strong interest in automotive industry

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work both individually and as a team member in a creative and diverse environment

  • Exceptional design intuition, with strong presentation and design communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Alias, Microsoft Office, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint and/or similar programs

Portfolio Requirements:

  • This position requires a portfolio in a PDF format be submitted with your application

  • Applications will not be processed without meeting this requirement. Please ensure your portfolio meets the following requirements:

  • Your portfolio should represent your skills as it pertains to the position to which you’re applying

  • Your most current work should be presented first and displayed in descending order of most current to oldest

  • When appropriate, provide a brief description of your contributions to work that is submitted for review. (i.e.: if a full model is presented, provide explanation to explain you were responsible for the full model or that your involvement was limited to specific areas of the model)

Although depictions of your professional work are needed, you’re also welcome to submit work you’ve accomplished on a personal basis however; the two should be separated and kept in separate sections of the portfolio.

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.