General Electric Digital Technology Co-Op (Fall2018) in Schenectady, New York

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Role Summary:

GE Digital is seeking sharp, personable, highly-organized interns who are looking for the opportunity to grow their technical and professional skills while building a career with unlimited potential. Interns will learn from the best in the industry and work on substantial projects with real world implications, getting hands-on with digital technologies!

Essential Responsibilities:

We offer meaningful, impactful work as well as a jam-packed events calendar for the Summer that includes team building, career development opportunities, hackathons, and more! Interns are one of GE Digital’s pipelines to full-time employment opportunities either as a direct hire or as a member of one of GE’s world-class early talent leadership programs.

Program Highlights:

Digital Technology Interns are hired to focus on a particular area of the GE business based on availability of positions, the interviewer's assessment, and the applicant's preference. Focus areas could include but are not limited to Predix/Digital Platforms, Aviation, Healthcare, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Energy Connections, Transportation, and Power.

Digital intern assignments, typically 10 to 12 weeks in length, are dynamic and challenging based on the business needs and the type of work required. Interns have significant exposure to key IT and Software business leaders at GE; as well as a global internship support network to accelerate learning and development. Interns also have extracurricular opportunities to engage in various activities both socially and professionally.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program at an accredited university or credentialed software accelerator program

  • Program of study in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, IT Security, Informatics, Information Science/Technology, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, Security and Risk Analysis, or other relevant STEM majors with Software/IT experience

  • Minimum cumulative or in-major 3.0/4.0 GPA or proof of satisfactory performance from software accelerator program

  • Must commit to working part-time (20 hrs/wk) during the internshipEligibility Requirements:

  • 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

  • Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

Desired Characteristics:

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in software, IT or relevant area

  • Leadership experience inside and/or outside the classroom

  • A strong commitment to a career in technology and passion/aptitude for both software and information technology

  • Strong analytical and technical skills with experience in software industry standards and development tools

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to articulate clearly

  • Demonstrated creative problem solving and proactive learning #DTR Locations: United States; New York; SchenectadyGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.