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Major Industries

EV & Mobility

Increasing the Range for Electric Mobility Careers

Michigan is the undisputed global capital of mobility and the preeminent place for automakers and auto suppliers, along with entrepreneurs and innovators leading the way in the mobility and electrification revolution. Our state’s legacy extends from the “big three” to include the startups and mobility companies shaping the future of American roadways — one electric vehicle at a time.

Mobility isn’t just automotive in Michigan — it’s aerial, marine, public transit, delivery and rec-tech innovation too. With thousands of jobs in EV and Mobility open in Michigan for emerging and skilled workers, your time to work at the forefront of sustainable transportation, alongside a slew of pioneering employers, is now. From interns to software developers, line supervisors to electrical engineers, there is a job or training program in EV and Mobility waiting for you in Michigan. Our state is also pioneering exciting scholarship programs that can assist with tuition and supportive services to help ensure your success.

EV & Mobility by the Numbers

Major Employers Hiring in EV & Mobility

Ready to see the employers making Michigan a hub for tech savvy and innovative jobs? Here are just a few of the companies the MEDC Talent Action Team coordinates with to grow the range for careers in EV and mobility.

What Michiganders Are Saying

“The decision by our innovative company to keep our headquarters in Novi and establish a new manufacturing plant in Wayne County shows the world that Michigan is the place to build the future ... That’s why ONE is excited to work with MEDC on this campaign. We want to keep working together to grow our economy, create good-paying jobs, and build the future of the auto industry right here in Michigan.”

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Deeana Ahmed Vice President of Strategy, Policy and Sustainability Our Next Energy (ONE)

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Learn More About EV & Mobility in Michigan

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Employers

Cut in Line to the Cutting Edge

Drawing on over 100 years of automotive innovation, companies like GM and Ford, and hundreds of their suppliers based in Michigan, are leaping ahead with advancements in EV and Mobility. With 30,000 jobs being added in this sector alone over the next 10 years, there are immense opportunities to charge up your career as well.

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Training & Certification

The Direct Current to EV Jobs

Change your future with a wide variety of EV & Mobility degree programs and certification courses throughout Michigan. With state-sponsored initiatives like the Michigander EV Scholars Program which awards up to $10,000 to qualifying students that take jobs in Michigan, getting educated or trained in the industry can be an attractive proposition. The Michigan Career Portal can help you identify funding and education opportunities through programs like EV Jobs Academy, the University of Michigan Battery Lab, and Michigan Central Station.

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Associations & Advocacy

All the Components for a Career in E-Mobility

Get connected to opportunities with companies that push the envelope for what’s possible in electric mobility. MichAuto is a non-profit organization that represents the state’s automotive and mobility industry, offering a variety of programs to support the workforce development of OEMs, suppliers and EV manufacturers. Michigan’s Office of Future Mobility and the Michigan Council on Future Mobility also advocate for the growth of the industry.

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MEDC wins 11 Telly Awards for ‘You Can in Michigan’ TV spot

The TV spot from the “You Can in Michigan” national marketing campaign won four Gold Awards and seven Silver Awards, highlighting the innovation and success of the state’s work to attract and retain talent.   A national campaign from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is earning some serious hardware – and generating buzz for […]

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Gov. Whitmer Announces New Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation

Col. John Gutierrez, USMC (Ret.) announced as executive director with decades of military expertise LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) in announcing the new Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation (ODAI), which will help grow the state’s defense and aerospace industry.   ODAI will build on the storied legacy […]

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Kettering University, MEDC announce the state’s largest incoming class of The Michigander Scholars

FLINT, Mich. – Kettering University and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) today introduced the 26 Kettering students who represent the university’s inaugural class of The Michigander Scholars recipients, the largest incoming class total produced by any Michigan public or private university. The program offers scholarships for $5,000 to $10,000 to qualifying Scholars who complete […]

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