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General Electric ARC Usability Engineering Co-op in Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, life support solutions, patient monitoring systems, performance improvement, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies is helping clinicians around the world re-imagine new ways to predict, diagnose, inform and treat disease, so their patients can live their lives to the fullest.

GE Healthcare Usability Engineering co-ops work on a variety of assignments with responsibilities and hands-on involvement in areas of usability/system design and usability testing with both internal and external device users. There will be project-oriented assignments where a manager and mentor are assigned for support. These positions will work primarily with Anesthesia and Respiratory Care (ARC) products.

Job Description

Position Description:

Usability Engineering co-ops utilize a combination of structured and creative test approaches to stress the design quality of anesthesia and respiratory care systems with the goal of finding user impacting design issues in the product design so they can be resolved prior to manufacturing the product.

Usability Engineering Co-ops act as key team members interacting with development engineers to understand and analytically stress the functionality, performance, and usability of system features. These individuals work hands-on with assembled prototype systems using their engineering skillsets to reverse the problem-solving process to find defects in the product design.

Basic Qualifications:

3.0 cumulative overall GPA or better (in a 4.0 scale)

High self-confidence

Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms.

Demonstrated analytical ability and technical competency in Industrial Engineering, Human Factors, Computer Science, Biomedical, Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering areas.

Proven Leadership skills and experience.

Strong Initiative and ability to work independently and in teams.

Able to work for a minimum of 28 weeks

Must be willing to relocate to Madison, WI

Must be a full time student pursuing a degree in Industrial, Human Factors, Mechanical, Electric, Computer or Computer Science Engineering or Biomedical Engineering.

Desired Characteristics:

Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering or manufacturing or research experience in the design field

Strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering.

Demonstrated analytic approach to problem solving.

Proven adaptable to difficult situations.

Demonstrated leadership skills and community involvement.


Madison, WI

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No