Job Description Position Overview/Description: The City Solutions team works with cities to make Ford part of the broader urban transportation ecosystem and develop smart, customized, multimodal solutions to change the way the world moves. As a Summer Intern, you will own a project that directly informs the team’s understanding of market development opportunities and business pilots in one of the company’s most innovative divisions.
Develop strategy for scalable approach to public-private partnerships and municipal procurement for Ford’s emerging mobility services
Inform the business on data sharing standards and protocols and the impact on multimodality in urban transportation systems
Integrate emerging perspectives on public policy related to city assets like streets, open space, parking lots, and curbs into team proof-of-concept projects
Conduct influencer and stakeholder mapping for priority cities
Participate regularly in team meetings and design sessions
Support team’s use of project management tools and CRM to improve opportunity pipeline
Meet other global members of the Ford Mobility organization
Participate in local networking and professional associations
Participate in design thinking sessions and collaborate with Greenfield Labs, Ford’s design studio
Tour a Ford production plant
Author a blog post about your summer internship findings to be shared on Ford’s Medium page
Accepted into or actively pursuing a Master’s program in public policy, transportation planning, or urban planning
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Must be willing to relocate to SE Michigan for the duration of the internship
Interest in transportation, policy, planning, or a mobility-related field
Strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis – able to translate strategic plans into executable actions
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.
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.