The University of Michigan is partnering with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. on a pilot program to foster hiring in the electric vehicle and mobility industries by providing access to participating employers and scholarships 

About The Michigander EV & Mobility Scholars Program

The Michigander EV & Mobility Scholars Program, funded by MEDC’s Talent Action Program, includes U-M, Michigan State University and Michigan Technological University. Mcity is administering the program for U-M.

The goal is to connect engineering and computer science students potentially interested in EV and mobility careers with MI-based companies looking for talent, and provide scholarships to students who take positions with participating companies. The EV & Mobility Scholars program is open to undergraduates and graduate students on all U-M campuses.

Student Eligibility and Requirements

The Michigander EV & Mobility Scholars Program is for students seeking:

  • Networking opportunities with participating Michigan-based EV and mobility companies to learn firsthand about what they do and their available positions
  • Participation in professional learning opportunities, e.g., industry speaker sessions
  • Opportunity to receive a scholarship if they accept an internship or full-time position as an Electrical Engineer or Software Developer with a participating company
    • Internship Award for Juniors: $5,000
    • Full-time Employee Award for Seniors and Grad Students:  $10,000

To be eligible, students must be:

  • Studying engineering or computer science at an undergraduate or graduate level
  • Interested in a career as an electrical engineer or software developer
  • Curious to learn more about the EV/mobility industry
  • Willing to participate in at least two events per semester
  • Enrolled at one of U-M’s three campuses: Ann Arbor, Dearborn or Flint

Upcoming Events

Speaker Sessions

Engage with professionals in the field of EVs and Mobility

Please complete a program application to access recordings of these events.

Greg Stevens, recently retired after 34 years with Ford as an Engineer in Autonomy and as Chief Engineer for ADAS, and now Mcity’s Research Director

Alisyn Malek, former head of innovation pipeline at GM & a co-founder of May Mobility

Events for the winter semester are currently being scheduled.


Resume & Interview Assistance

U-M’s Engineering Career Resources Center (ECRC) provides resume writing and interview preparation support.

Modules can be found on:

Individual Career Advising Appointments
Appointments may be scheduled with ECRC Career Advisors for advice on your job search here. To schedule an appointment with the ECRC, select ‘Appointments’ from the left side menu within your Engineering Careers, by 12twenty account.

  • Please Note: Appointments are typically posted on Monday for the following week only. If no appointments are currently available, we encourage you to check back on Monday afternoon to view more appointments for the following week

The ECRC also hosts a variety of career-related workshops throughout the year for current students.  Check the site for dates.

Participating Companies

General Motors
LG Energy Solutions
Our Next Energy
Shape Corp


Questions?  Please email Vicki Waters,