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Early Career and Experienced Program: Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP), United States

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Technically, a Perfect Fit

Technically, a Perfect Fit

Are you a perfect fit for GE's Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP)? Here's your opportunity to find out! Simply answer a few questions and learn a little about how the EEDP presents the perfect opportunity to take your career to the next level, whatever area of technology is your focus.

Program Summary

EEDP is an intensive program for people who have a passion for technology, a drive for technical excellence, and share in GE's core values. The program is designed to accelerate participants' professional development through intense technical training and a variety of business-critical assignments. Edison graduates have the technical and business foundation to proactively and continually make innovative contributions to GE's future. If you love technology and want a career in engineering, the Edison Engineering Development Program is for you.

EEDP is a two- to three-year early career program consisting of three or more rotational assignments. Rotational assignments are engineering projects driven by real GE business priorities. The program cultivates technical problem-solving skills via advanced engineering coursework, formal reports and presentations to senior leadership, in addition to valuable work experience. Participants have the opportunity to earn credit towards an M.S. degree in engineering or other real world application technologies.

Position Description

Varies by business. Please see below for more details.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor or masters degree in the majors stated above from an ABET accredited university
  • GPA greater than or equal to 3.0/4.0 overall
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering or manufacturing
  • Strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering
  • Demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms
  • Strong team skills with demonstrated leadership skills
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics, including but not exclusively limited to calculus and differential equations
  • GE is an equal opportunity employer. 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

How To Apply

Please review each opportunity below to see if a GE business is currently accepting resumes.

GE Appliances

Position Description

Innovation drives the technically challenging rotations for the Edison Engineering Development Program. EEDPs are currently working to develop innovative cost take out products; challenging new product introductions and next generation energy efficient cleaning, refrigeration and cooking systems. EEDPs learn how GE approaches the design of products using Six Sigma methodology and learn to work closely with employees in manufacturing and product management to integrate product designs that meet customer needs. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through advanced courses in engineering. Corporate courses are also provided in Leadership Training. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who have:

  • prior intern, co-op, or research experience in electrical mechanical design, dynamics and kinematics, hardware and software design and mechanics
  • strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering
  • demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • demonstrated leadership skills and community involvement
Location

Louisville, KY

Apply

We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

GE Appliances (Software)

Position Description

At GE Appliances, we provide a broad range of products and services in home energy management, cooking, refrigeration, dishwashing and laundry products. We provide comfort, convenience and energy management by using innovative ideas and leading technologies

Desired Characteristics
  • Majors: Computer science, computer engineering, software engineering
  • Degree level desired: BS or MS
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering or manufacturing
  • Committed to a career in technology
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics, including calculus and differential equations
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be willing to relocate
Required

Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale overall, or equivalent outside the U.S.

Location

Louisville, KY

Apply

We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

GE Aviation

Position Description

EEDPs at Aviation experience technically challenging rotations that are driven by innovation. Edison Engineers are currently working to develop the Aviation Industry's leading technology and design of world class Jet Engines. EEDPs learn how GE approaches the design of products using Six Sigma methodology and learn to work closely with employees in a variety of engineering disciplines to integrate product designs with manufacturing processes and ensure that GE's products/services meet customer needs. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through advanced courses in engineering. The opportunity exists to pursue an advanced engineering degree. Corporate courses are also provided. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology. Our EEDPs work in all engineering areas including Preliminary Design, Detailed Design, Analysis, Systems Engineering, Material Development, Software Development, and Testing of Gas Turbine Engines, Nacelles, Avionics and Aircraft Mechanical and Electrical Systems

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who:

  • are majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Material Science Engineering
  • have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in the Aviation Industry, jet engine / propulsion system design, aircraft design or high temperature metals and / or composites
  • have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering and technology
  • have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • have demonstrated program / project management skills working on and leading teams
  • have demonstrated a commitment to community involvement
Location

Cincinnati, OH; Grand Rapids, MI; Lynn, MA

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GE Aviation (Software)

Position Description

GE Aviation is the world’s leading producer of large and small jet engines for commercial and military aircraft. We also supply aircraft-derived engines for marine applications and provide aviation services

Desired Characteristics
  • Majors: ME, AE, EE, materials science, computer science, computer engineering
  • Degree level desired: BS or MS
  • Degree and Majors varies by business
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering or manufacturing
  • Committed to a career in technology
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics, including calculus and differential equations
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be willing to relocate
Required

Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale overall, or equivalent outside the U.S.

Location

Cincinnati, OH; Lynn, MA; Grand Rapids, MI

Apply

We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

GE Aviation Systems

Position Description

GE's Aviation Systems business is a leading global provider of avionics, electrical power systems, actuation, landing gear, aerostructures and propeller systems. We provide systems to the builders and operators of military and civil aircraft including large transport aircraft, fighter jets, UAVs, armored vehicles, helicopters and business jets. EEDPs at Aviation Systems experience technically challenging rotations that are driven by innovation. Edison Engineers learn how GE approaches the design of products using Six Sigma methodology and learn to work closely with employees in a variety of engineering disciplines to integrate product designs with manufacturing processes and ensure that GE's products/services meet customer needs. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through advanced courses in engineering. The opportunity exists to pursue an advanced engineering degree. GE corporate courses are also provided. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who:

  • are majoring in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Systems Engineering, who have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in the Aviation Industry
  • have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering and technology
  • have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • have demonstrated program / project management skills working on and leading teams
  • have demonstrated a commitment to community involvement
Location

Grand Rapids, MI; Limited opportunities in Cincinnati, OH, and Vandalia, OH

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GE Aviation Systems (Software)

Position Description

The GE Aviation Systems business is a leading global provider of avionics, electrical power systems, and mechanical systems to the builders and operators of military and civil aircraft. We are a global leader in the world of avionics, including displays, flight management systems, mission management tools, fuel gauging, and other electronic components

Desired Characteristics
  • BS or MS in computer science, computer, electrical, aeronautical, mechanical, or systems engineering
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering or manufacturing
  • Commitment to a career in technology
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics, including calculus and differential equations
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • • Must be willing to relocate
Required

Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale overall, or equivalent outside the U.S.

Location

Grand Rapids, MI; Cincinnati, OH; Vandalia, OH

Apply

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GE Energy Management

Position Description

EEDPs at Energy experience technically challenging and innovative rotations in the power generation industry focusing in the areas of Systems, Analysis, Design, Quality, Reliability, and Integration & Test. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through Advanced Courses in Engineering and Corporate leadership training. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful technology career at GE Energy.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who:

  • are majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aero Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Mining Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering
  • have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in an engineering environment
  • have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering; that have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • have demonstrated leadership skills, community involvement, and a passion for technology
Location

Atlanta, GA; Fort Wayne, IN; Greenville, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Melbourne, FL; Minden, NV; Plainville, CT; Salem, VA; Schenectady, NY; Wilmington, NC;

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GE Energy (Software)

Position Description

GE Energy is transforming the world through software. We have more than 600 GE engineers who are developing advanced energy grid software to deliver uninterrupted power to major metropolitan cities around the world. Our strategy is to create proactive solutions to the world’s toughest challenges. We believe in our strategy — and we’d like you to be a part of it! As a global leader, GE can bring together the best in science, technology, business and people to deliver life-changing solutions for our customers

Desired Characteristics
  • BS or MS in computer science, software engineering, or computer engineering
  • Prior internship, co-op, or research experience desired
  • Commitment to a career in technology
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Unyielding integrity
  • Ability to lead and work in teams
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be willing to relocate
Required

Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale overall, or equivalent outside the U.S.

Location

Atlanta, GA; Melbourne, FL; Minden, NV; Norfolk, VA; Salem, VA; San Ramon, CA

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GE Global Research (Masters Level Candidates Only)

Position Description

If you love technology and want to push technology to the limit as it is applied some of the toughest challenges around, then Global Research is where you want to be. Global Research is a centralized research lab for far advanced technology development that serves all of the GE industries (Aviation, Power, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Capital, Healthcare, Appliances and Lighting). To find out about all the technology areas we work in check out our website (http://ge.geglobalresearch.com) and the Edison's Desk blog (http://ge.geglobalresearch.com/blog). As an Edison you are offered opportunities to build on a strong technical foundation and accelerate your journey to being an expert in a field that you are passionate about. Through the program you will expand your knowledge and advance your project management skills through the Advanced Courses in Engineering. Leadership and business skills are developed in corporate courses. Experience and training combined with mentoring from assignment managers prepare members with the technical and professional skills needed to achieve a successful career in technology.

Required Qualifications:
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Materials Science, or Physics.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence (minimum 3.0 GPA).
  • 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.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
    Location

    Niskayuna, NY

    Apply
    We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

GE Healthcare

Position Description

EEDP members at GE Healthcare experience technically challenging rotations that are driven by innovation. EEDP members are working to develop cutting edge technology in the medical diagnostic imaging, molecular imaging, ultrasound, critical care, nuclear medicine, surgical navigation systems, and monitoring product areas that support our Early Health vision. EEDP members learn how GE approaches the design of products using Lean Six Sigma methodology. They work closely with employees in manufacturing to introduce product designs into production and ensure that GE's products/services meet customer needs. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through advanced courses in engineering. Leadership skills are developed through corporate and local courses. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology. We will be hiring to 5 ME; 7 EE; and 7 CE/CSE.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who:

  • are majoring in EE, ME, Computer Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, or Physics
  • have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in the design field such as hardware design (electrical or mechanical), radio frequency, wireless systems, cryogenics, magnostatics, diagnostic imaging equipment, patient monitoring devices, or life support system equipment, firmware design or software design/applications
  • have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering
  • have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • are adaptable
  • have demonstrated leadership skills and community involvement
Location

Milwaukee/Waukesha, Wisconsin metropolitan area; Salt Lake City, UT; Lawrence, MA

Apply

We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

GE Healthcare (Software)

Position Description

EEDP-Software participants at GE Healthcare experience technically challenging rotations that are driven by innovation. EEDP participants are working to develop cutting edge technology in the medical diagnostic imaging, electronic medical records, decision support, medical ordering, Healthcare IT, molecular imaging, ultrasound, critical care, nuclear medicine, and monitoring product areas that support our Early Health vision. EEDP members learn how GE approaches the design of products using Lean Six Sigma methodology. They work closely with employees in manufacturing to introduce product designs into production and ensure that GE's products/services meet customer needs. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through advanced courses in engineering. Leadership skills are developed through corporate and local courses. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology. We will be hiring 12 Computer Science/Computer Engineering Majors.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to Computer Scientists/Computer Engineers with 3.2/4.0 overall or higher GPA. In addition, that have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in the design field such wireless systems, diagnostic imaging equipment, patient monitoring devices, or life support system equipment, firmware design; software design/applications; FIRST Robotics; IT Development or networking; or Medical-informatics; that are adaptable and that have demonstrated community involvement; students with experience in applied statistics or Six Sigma.

Location

Initial locations are Barrington, IL and Waukesha, WI with further rotations available in Portland, OR, Boston, MA, Salt Lake City, UT.

Apply

We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

GE Intelligent Platforms (Software)

Position Description

EEDP members at GE Intelligent Platforms experience technically challenging rotations that are driven by innovation. EEDP members are working to develop cutting edge technology in automation, operations management, manufacturing execution systems, and remote monitoring and diagnostics. We offer a unique foundation of agile and reliable technology providing customers a sustainable advantage in the industries they serve. EEDP members work closely with employees in commercial, engineering, services, support and leadership positions to develop solutions that meet customers' needs. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through advanced courses in engineering. Leadership skills are developed through corporate and local courses. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who:

  • Have a Bachelors or Master's degree with a course of study in at least one of the following: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering
  • Have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering or IT development
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering; that have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • Have demonstrated leadership skills, community involvement, and a passion for technology
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms
  • A demonstrated strong technical aptitude towards problem solving
Required

Overall G.P.A. greater than or equal to 3.0 (based upon 4.0 scale)

Location

Foxboro, MA and Albany, NY (and be willing to move as business needs change)

Apply

We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

GE Lighting

Position Description

GE Lighting is part of the Consumer and Industrial business. Innovation drives the technically challenging rotations for the Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDPs) members at Lighting. EEDPs at GE Lighting are currently working to develop energy efficient, environmentally friendly lighting products across all product lines. EEDPs learn how GE approaches the design of products using Six Sigma methodology and learn to work closely with employees in manufacturing and sales to integrate product designs with manufacturing processes and ensure that GE's products/services meet customer needs. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are enhanced through advanced courses in engineering. Corporate courses are also provided. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who:

  • are majoring in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering, Physics or Materials Science
  • have prior intern, co-op, or research experience
  • have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering
  • have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • have demonstrated leadership skills, community involvement, and a passion for technology
Location

Cleveland, OH

Apply

We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

GE Oil & Gas

Position Description

GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in advanced technology equipment and services for all segments of the oil and gas industry, from drilling and production, LNG, pipelines and storage to industrial power generation, refining and petrochemicals. We also provide pipeline integrity solutions, including inspection and data management. As part of our 'Innovation Now' customer focus and commitment, GE Oil & Gas leverages technological innovation from other GE businesses, such as aviation and healthcare, to continuously improve oil and gas industry performance and productivity. GE Oil & Gas employs more than 12,000 people worldwide and operates in over 70 countries.

In Oil & Gas, the EEDP consists of a two-year early career technical development program entailing 3 rotational assignments of 8 months each, driven by business priorities. Individuals joining the program will be based in Houston, TX where GE Oil & Gas has its biggest Drilling & Production hub with a scope of business including surface and subsea wellhead equipment, marine risers, Christmas trees, connectors, tensioners, diverters, blow-out preventers, subsea pumping and well integrity inspection technology. Edisons will be offered the opportunity to carry out rotations also on the turbomachinery side.

Desired Characteristics
  • Self-confident team player with a competitive spirit to excel
  • International experience could be a plus
  • Preferred Degrees: Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Locations

Billerica, MA; Houston, TX; Minden, NV; Oklahoma City, OK

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GE Oil & Gas (Software)

Position Description

GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in advanced technology equipment and services for all segments of the oil and gas industry, from drilling and production, LNG, pipelines and storage to industrial power generation, refining and petrochemicals. Through our Measurement & Control division we provide solutions to maximize the economic performance of its customers' operating assets through innovative and advanced measurement, sensor-based and inspection technologies, data collection, information management, decision support and control expertise. Its portfolio includes products that lead in delivering accuracy, productivity, safety, and bottom-line benefits to customers in many industries, including oil & gas, power generation, aerospace, transportation and healthcare. We also provide pipeline integrity solutions, including inspection and data management. As part of our 'Innovation Now' customer focus and commitment, GE Oil & Gas leverages technological innovation from other GE businesses, such as aviation and healthcare, to continuously improve oil and gas industry performance and productivity. GE Oil & Gas employs more than 12,000 people worldwide and operates in over 70 countries.

In Oil & Gas, the EEDP consists of a 2-3 year early career technical development program entailing 4 rotational assignments, driven by business priorities. Individuals joining the program will be based in Minden, NV or Billerica, MA where GE Oil & Gas has its Drilling & Production and Measurement and Control hubs with a scope of business including surface and subsea wellhead equipment; marine risers; christmas trees; connectors; tensioners; diverters; blow-out preventers; subsea pumping; well integrity inspection technology; flow, gas & moisture and pressure measurement solutions; temperature, pressure & infrared sensors; Reuter Stokes detectors and instrumentation; Minden Nevada monitoring and machinery diagnostics.

Desired Characteristics
  • Self-confident team player with a competitive spirit to excel
Location

Minden, NV; Billerica, MA

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GE Power & Water

Position Description

GE Power & Water provides a broad array of power generation, energy delivery, and water process technologies to solve your challenges locally. We work in several areas of the energy industry, including renewable resources such as wind and solar, biogas and alternative fuels, and coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear energy. We also develop advanced technologies to help solve some of the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Power & Water’s six business units include Distributed Power, Nuclear Energy, Power Generation Products, Power Generation Services, Renewable Energy, and Water & Process Technologies.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who:

  • are majoring in ME, AE, EE, nuclear engineering, chemical engineering, materials science
  • B.S. or M.S. degree
    •have prior intern, co-op, or research experience
    •have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering
    •have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
    •have demonstrated leadership skills, community involvement, and a passion for technology
Location

Atlanta, GA; Greenville, SC; Houston, TX; Schenectady, NY; Wilmington, NC

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GE Transportation

Position Description

At GE Transportation, EEDPs experience different fields of engineering ranging from quality and design to reliability and field service. EEDPs learn how GE approaches the design of products using Six Sigma methodology. EEDPs learn to work closely with manufacturing and sales to integrate product designs with manufacturing processes and ensure that GE's products/services meet customer needs. The core engineering skills gained in assignments are honed through advanced courses in engineering. Corporate leadership courses are also provided. Experience and training combined with mentoring and counseling from assignment managers, prepares members with the technical skills and values needed to achieve a successful career in technology.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons who:

  • are majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aero/Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering
  • have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in an engineering environment
  • have a strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering
  • have demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving
  • have demonstrated leadership skills, community involvement, and a passion for technology
Location

Erie, PA; Grove City, PA; Melbourne, FL; Schenectady, NY; Grain Valley, MO

Apply

We are not currently accepting resumes for this position. We will be back on campus again this September looking for great talent.

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