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US_Novi_30001 Cabot Drive
Additional Location:
Novi, United States of America
Job Family:
General & Administration
Worker Type Reference:
Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee) - Intern
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

About the Role

The Car Audio Brand DNA Intern will be working with a cross-functional HARMAN team of engineering, marketing, design and finance to define the automotive future of HARMAN’s brands. You will work closely with engineering to learn HARMAN’s newest technologies and develop a perspective on how each fits the design principles of HARMAN’s brands. You will work with cross functioning teams, such as marketing, design and finance, to integrate new technologies into HARMAN’s brand materials and learn about the core principles of bringing world-class products to market.


What You Will Do

  • Learn the new technologies and HARMAN’s brands

  • Determine a fit of new technology to each HARMAN brand

  • Discuss and share perspective with a wide set of stakeholders and incorporate feedback

  • Work with Marketing and Design teams to integrate new technology into brand pitch materials and reference design materials

  • Work with finance to update pricing and develop the business model

What You Need

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program at an accredited institution having completed your Sophomore year or later, taking at least one class in the semester/quarter before participation in the internship program, and returning to school for at least one semester upon completion of the internship program

  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA

  • Must have taken courses in, or closely related to, Signal Processing, Embedded Programming, Systems Engineering, and/or Acoustics

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to confidently interact and present information to senior leaders and executives

  • Must work collaboratively with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • Must be self-motivated and can work both independently and effectively as part of a team

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to work in an office in Novi, MI

  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

  • Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide full work availability from May 20, 2024 through August 9, 2024 and be able to work 40 hours per week depending on workload

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Working knowledge or coursework in embedded software, especially in mobile or automotive IVI applications, digital signal processing, or acoustics

  • Working knowledge of coursework in marketing, design thinking or finance

  • Interest in Product Management and audio or automotive industry

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, Harman Kardon, AKG, etc.)

  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies

  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work-life integration and collaboration in a global environment

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.