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General Electric GE Aerospace Systems Engineering Co-op - Fall 2024 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Job Description

Help invent the future of flight, lift people up, and bring them home safely as a GE Aerospace intern or co-op! You’ll build professional and technical skills in an aerospace systems role working on challenging, real-world problems to design aerospace systems for commercial and military applications & support through service life. Build relationships with interns/coops and leaders and prepare for a potential full-time position after graduation in one of our fantastic leadership programs or a direct hire opportunity.

You will gain broad exposure to the engineering field with an array of opportunities ranging from design & analysis to working hands-on with aerospace systems. Ultimately, you'll be placed taking your preferences into account while also considering your major, year of schooling, and business needs at the time of placement. Learn more about our internships at https://invent.ge/intern .

Essential Responsibilities:

An Aerospace Systems intern/co-op may experience work in the development of engine controls, navigation, & guidance systems; gas turbine engine components; electrical power systems; mechanical systems; vehicle health & data management systems; mission systems; computing systems; and platform systems integration. Responsibilities may include design, analysis, development, and testing, writing software requirements, software testing, simulation, tool development and product/program support.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA off a 4.0 scale without rounding.

  • Attending a full time matriculated and nationally accredited baccalaureate or graduate program

  • Attending a full time matriculated and nationally accredited baccalaureate or graduate program in engineering (degrees accepted: Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering, Software Engineering).

  • Willingness and ability to work in the United States; primary locations are Grand Rapids, MI; Clearwater, FL; Dayton, OH; Jacksonville, FL; and Long Island, NY.

  • Reliable transportation, many of our sites do not have public transportation available.

Eligibility Requirements:

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status before employment.

Desired Characteristics:

  • A solid commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with honesty, contributes constructively

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed, and takes initiative

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, and collaborative teamwork

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenge existing processes, critical thinker

  • Strong knowledge of computer and Microsoft products

  • Proficiency in at least one programming language

Pay rates for this position begin at $20/hour depending on major, and increase for each undergraduate year completed. Relocation support and housing assistance is available for those who relocate to a new city.

GE provides a comprehensive benefits package that provides access to plans which support the overall wellbeing of our employees and their dependents. These benefits include, but are not limited to, healthcare coverage (medical, dental, vision, pharmacy), a retirement plan that includes Company Retirement Savings and a 401K with Company matching, Life Insurance options, Disability coverage, paid time-off, EAP, and more.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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