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General Electric GE Aviation Systems Engineering Co-op - Fall 2023 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Description Summary

Help invent the future of flight, lift people up, and bring them home safely as a GE Aviation intern/co-op! You’ll build leadership and functional skills in an aviation systems role working on challenging, real-world problems and solve for what the world needs. You’ll build relationships with interns/co-ops and leaders. And you’ll prepare for a potential full-time position after graduation into one of our amazing leadership programs or a direct hire opportunity.

Job Description

An Aviation 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.

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.


  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA off a 4.0 scale without rounding

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

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

  • Dependable transportation to and from work

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

  • Due to access to export-controlled information, you must be one of the following: (1) US Citizen or national; (2) US permanent resident; (3) Person granted refugee status; (4) Person granted asylee status or Beneficiary of legalization through an amnesty program, or (5) other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)).

Degrees accepted:

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Computer Engineering

  • Computer Science

  • Electrical Engineering / Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • Software Engineering

Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior Engineering internship experience or research experience preferred

  • An analytical approach to problem solving

  • Strong knowledge of computer and Microsoft products

  • Willingness and ability to learn from others

  • Demonstrated leadership and team player

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • One who strives for academic excellence and shows great initiative

  • Ability to be agile as business needs change and shift frequently

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced ever-changing environment

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 ( . 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