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Skilled Trades Internship Program

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:45:17 PM
  • 2885994
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): United States; New York; Schenectady


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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. 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 Power in Schenectady, NY is seeking current students who have completed at least one full year of course studies (30+ credits relevant to their degree) by May of 2016 in one of the AOS / AAS programs (or similar) listed below:

  • Electrical Construction & Maintenance
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Electrical Technology
  • Automotive Discipline
  • Mechanical Discipline
  • Plant Utilities Technology
  • Plumbing & Steam Fitting
  • HVAC


Essential Responsibilities:
The Skilled Trades Internship Program is a 12-week, paid program designed to provide a unique learning experience for highly motivated students who are interested in pursuing a Skilled Trades career upon graduation. The program pays about $17/hour for a 40 hour work week. A $600/month housing stipend is also available to students whose residence is more than 50 miles away from the site. Interns will be paired with current team members in numerous roles to learn more about the trade and to demonstrate their abilities. If successful in the internship, there is opportunity for full time employment upon graduation.

Please apply through www.gesteamturbinegenjobs.com. Applications submitted through the apply button below will not be reviewed.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of one year of course studies in one of the AOS / AAS degree programs (or equivalent) listed above

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, hats, and safety shoes
  • Ability and willingness to work in a tobacco-free environment

    Please apply through www.gesteamturbinegenjobs.com. Applications submitted through the apply button below will not be reviewed.



    Desired Characteristics:

  • GPA of 3.2 or greater

    PLEASE NOTE: Candidates interested in this role should apply at www.gesteamturbinegenjobs.com – DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THIS LINK BELOW.

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    Locations: United States; New York; Schenectady

    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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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