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Green Wheels: The Student Competition That Comes With a Job
Sometimes it pays to be a geeky student engineer. General Motors, for instance, has hired no less than 100 young mechanical and electrical graduates who've been through the federal college eco-car competitions. It's a three-year immersion for the slide-rule set, in which they design a car, build it, and then in the third year trouble-shoot the inevitable bugs.
By Jim Motavalli
October 10, 2012