Q: Is Ford hiring? When Ford has a salaried opening in the United States, the position will be listed on our jobs website. The required skills and educational background are listed on the job description. You can register, upload your resume and apply for jobs directly on the site.
Many people seek hourly employment opportunities at Ford facilities. When hiring needs occur, most facilities use the local state employment service (Michigan Works agency in the state of Michigan) as a source of candidates. Job seekers are encouraged to register at the state employment service office nearest the Ford facilities where they are interested in working. Job seekers also should update their registration periodically.
Note that in accordance with collective bargaining agreement provisions, Ford hourly job opportunities (such as those mentioned in the public media from time to time) must first be presented to current Ford employees – including those on layoff or facing layoff – before external hiring can occur.
Q: What are my start date options once I accept a full-time position? Start dates are determined by each skill team/function and are specific to its particular needs and the needs of the new hire. For recent college graduates, start dates are based on their graduation dates. Some skill teams (e.g., Marketing, Sales & Service; Manufacturing; Human Resources) require start dates that address placement in various locations throughout the regions within the U.S.
Q: Where will I be working if I accept a job with Ford? Most positions within the U.S. are based in the Dearborn, Michigan, area. Some skill teams (e.g., Marketing, Sales & Service; Manufacturing; Human Resources) may require placement in various locations throughout the U.S., in addition to maintaining positions within the Dearborn area. For example, some manufacturing and human resources positions are located in our assembly or parts plants throughout the country, as well as in Michigan.
Q: Do you offer paid internships in the U.S.? Yes. The U.S. Ford Summer Internship Program offers students hands-on, career-specific experience by providing full-time work during the summer break, from mid-May through the beginning of September. Summer interns have generally completed their junior year of an undergraduate program or one academic year of a Master's program and are expecting to graduate the following year. Individuals are selected for a summer internship because they are recognized as having top academic standing with exceptional leadership, communication and self-motivation skills. There are also opportunities for Fall and Winter internships in the Finance organization. All intern positions are posted on the Careers website.
Q: Will my internship generate a possible offer of employment with Ford Motor Company once I graduate from college? Interns who prove themselves to be exceptional may be offered full-time employment into our Ford College Graduate (FCG) program or other developmental programs if opportunity permits. Receiving an offer of employment with Ford depends on many variables including the needs of the skill team doing the hiring, the overall outcome of the intern's performance, the recommendation of the supervisor and the timeframe during which the intern will be eligible for full-time employment
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Q: How do I get more information regarding applicants with disabilities? If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660. Be sure to include your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. We will return only those inquiries requesting online application assistance for those individuals with a disability.