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Meet Andrei – from Infantry Officer to GE Project Manager
What did you do in the military? I served in the Army as an Infantry officer (2-22 IN, 10th Mtn Div), and deployed to Afghanistan’s Ghazni Province. It was an honor to serve. I loved my time in the military, my role in the infantry, and all those that I served with. It was hard to leave. I spent a lot of time reviewing and talking with companies across the country, and found GE to be a top choice for me based on my interests, and on their very strong transition programs for military...Read More
- August 13, Tampa, FL
- August 20, Detroit, MI (HoH)
- August 25, San Francisco, CA (HoH)
- August 28, San Diego, CA (SACC)
- September 2, Boston, MA
- September 11, Washington DC (Military MOJO)
- September 17, Ft. Riley, KS (GE Day)
- October 22, Pittsburgh, PA
- November, 20 San Antonio, TX (SACC)
- December 3, Jacksonville, FL
GE’s transition assistance workshop and one-on-one mentoring sessions with GE’s veteran employees focus on resume building, as well as interviewing techniques and job search strategies. These seminars are designed to help military personnel successfully communicate the skills they learned in the military to the corporate world.
GE offers an experienced leadership program, Junior Officer Leadership Program (JOLP), designed specifically for military officers. The program is a unique opportunity to work in three 8-month rotations within a GE business... all 8 businesses now have a program. Qualified candidates, with exceptional military service, are selected to start their careers with GE in this two-year cross-functional program, including both on-the-job and formal classroom training.
GE is honored to have over 10,000 U.S. military veterans continue their career with us. Building on our strong commitment to military veteran recruitment and development, we launched the GE Veterans Network in November 2009.
GE is a founding member of American Corporate Partners (ACP), a national mentoring program dedicated to helping veterans transition from the armed services to private enterprise through career counseling and networking with professionals.
In 2004, GE was a recipient of the Freedom Award from the Department of Defense for the support we have given our employees in the National Guard and Reserves who have been called to active duty. In 2008, GE and GE Healthcare received honorable mention for the Freedom Award after being nominated by current GE employees serving overseas.
GE has consistently been named a G.I. Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly Employer, and also has won Military Times’ Best for Vets Employer awards and CivilianJobs.com’s Most Valuable Employer (Military) award multiple times. We’re also a HirePurpose Military Hiring Partner.
Since 2007, in total GE and the GE Foundation have given $2 million dollars to Disabled American Veterans (DAV), an organization that focuses on building better lives for disabled veterans and their families. The GE Foundation, GE’s philanthropic organization, made a two-year $1.5 million grant to Disabled American Veterans. The grant and donation will allow the DAV Transition Service Program to be significantly expanded. This program offers free benefits, counseling and claim filing assistance to troops about to transition into civilian life.
In addition, GE businesses have given support to the armed services through the GE Foundation. In the past few years, GE has donated more than $1.5 million to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, Medal of Honor Foundation, Air Force Memorial Foundation, Air Force Museum, Marine Corps Museum, the Pearl Harbor Memorial Fund.