GM fights to attract high-tech engineers - DetNews.com (Detroit News) - One place to find great engineers of the future is at student competitions like FIRST. From the article:
Detroit's car companies are playing a frantic game of high-tech catchup with Asian and European rivals when it comes to developing new fuel-saving technology from hybrid systems to clean diesel engines.
Competitive events are a prime place to recruit because companies get to see students in action, he said. Chrysler LLC also was a sponsor of the FIRST event.