CSE498, Collaborative Design, Fall 2010
Computer Science and Engineering
Michigan State University

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Career Opportunities

Ford Motor Company

Dearborn, Michigan

Ask Ford Information Session
Friday, Septebmer 17, 2010

Adam Haas, Applicaton Technology Manager from Ford, will be hosting an "Ask Ford" information session on Friday, September 17. In particular, he will be recruiting applicants for the Information Technology Ford College Graduate Program (see below).

Date: Friday, September 17, 2010
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Engineering Building Main Lobby (by the Center)

Information Technology Ford College Graduate Program

The Information Technology Ford College Graduate (FCG) program is a three-year developmental program that gives you a solid foundation for your career with experience in different areas. You choose assignments and plan your program with the guidance of your advisor and FCG buddy. You can expect three assignments in Information Technology, either at Ford Motor Company or Ford Motor Credit Company in Dearborn, Michigan.

In each assignment, you will work in a dynamic environment committed to rapid analysis, design, and development concepts, working with other system professionals to form a proactive team that will actively seek to improve the business environment and technology in the automotive industry. Preferred candidates will have a strong technical aptitude, entrepreneurial spirit, and bias for action. Candidates will participate in a wide variety of IT initiatives. You can select assignments in leading marketing and sales systems, advanced engineering and design systems, mission critical manufacturing systems, state of the art infrastructure solutions, and many other exciting areas like SYNC.

Ford Motor Company offers the ability to work with complex enterprise-wide systems as well as smaller systems designed for individual workgroups. Our industry leading use of technology, global reach, and strong career development programs provide our FCGs excellent opportunities. Professionals with outstanding technical skills, strong business acumen and demonstrated leadership skills are highly preferred. Employees benefit from a strong corporate understanding of the importance of work/life balance and support for continuing education.

We are seeking students that are eligible to work in the United States and remain here for an indefinite period of time. Preferred candidates will have a strong technical aptitude (3.0 minimum GPA) and must have a bachelors or masters in the following degrees: computer science, computer engineering, information architecture, or another technical field with an information technology emphasis. Candidates with outstanding technical skills, as well as business acumen and leadership skills are highly preferred. Students must graduate on or before August 2011.

We have an job posting on MySpartanCareer that will be closing on October 8, 2010. Interviews will be conducted on October 20 and October 21 for candidates that are pre-selected.

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