Club Car Engineering Recruitment Initiatives Featured by Auburn University

AUGUSTA, Ga. (February 27, 2024) — Club Car®, a global leader in golf, consumer, and utility vehicles, has been featured in an Auburn University article: “Club Car enhancing recruiting relationship with Auburn Engineering.”

Auburn officials highlight Club Car as “a leader in best recruiting practices” signaling the value Club Car places on recruiting top engineering talent to design, test and build the quality and safety Club Car is known for bringing to the market.

“Our partnership with the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University has been a tremendous success. Auburn engineering students come to us ready to work and eager to bring fresh ideas to our business. We value the opportunity to provide hands-on experience and to develop future leaders in our industry,” said Dan Schmidt, Vice President of Engineering and Technology at Club Car.

The article provides insight into the importance of co-op and internship opportunities to build the workforce needed to develop the next generation of engineers to create unique vehicles and experiences like the Club Car CRU vehicle Club Car donated to the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University.

“It is exciting for our training partnership to be recognized by Auburn University,” said Kirsten Patchett, Chief Human Resources Officer at Club Car. “Investing in workforce and talent development is an important part of our human resources strategy to create a pipeline of high performers and leaders to maintain Club Car’s position as an industry leader for the future.”

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Aubie (Auburn University mascot) with Club Car CRU NEV
Club Car Engineering Recruiting Team at Auburn University

About Club Car:
With over 60 years of experience of innovation and design in producing small-wheel vehicles, Club Car is a leading manufacturer of gas and electric golf, utility and personal transportation vehicles. Since 1958, the Club Car product portfolio has grown to include much more than golf cars, now encompassing vehicles for commercial and consumer markets, built with an uncompromised desire for superior safety, quality, and performance. As a global leader in sustainability and electrification, the Club Car Vehicle Group includes luxury electric vehicle brand, Garia, and lightweight electric utility vehicle brand, Melex. Garia and Melex product portfolios share similar characteristics of reliability, thoughtful design, and proven performance. Club Car Vehicle Group is proud to be at the forefront of environmentally responsible Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) technologies.