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Veterans and GE

Your service made you a leader and a disciplined, strategic thinker with a level of loyalty that is unmatched. At GE, we recognize and value your strengths, which makes us a great choice for your civilian career. Come explore the possibilities for your future with GE.

 

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GE Veterans Network Partners with Ride 2 Recovery
November 7, 2014

GE Veterans Network Partners with Ride 2 Recovery

The GE Veterans Network is pleased to announce a unique partnership with Ride 2 Recovery that will help enhance the lives of healing heroes. The partnership combines the passion, commitment and national reach of the GE Veterans Network with Ride 2 Recovery’s broad range of cycling-based programs to raise awareness and aid in healing for veterans suffering from various conditions, such as Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Under this partnership, the GE Veteran...

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Career Fairs

Workshops

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Transition Assistance Program

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.

Military Employment Programs

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.

Veterans Network

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.

Get Skills To Work

GE's coalition effort, Get Skills to Work, joins major manufacturers and educators to prepare and place veterans in long-term careers. With an estimated 600,000 open advanced manufacturing jobs across America, this program is committed to closing the gap and creating new futures for those who worked to make ours better.

 

Support of the Guard and Reserve

In 2012, we renewed our statement of support with the Employers Support for the Guard and Reserve to ensure we back GE’s reservists and their families. In 2009, we also signed a memorandum of agreement with the U.S. Army Reserve to guarantee priority consideration for job interviews for all qualified participating soldiers no later than 30 days after completing military occupational specialty training. Other benefits:

  • Salary differential ensures GE employees called to active duty maintain the same salary level as when they were working at GE for 36 months of deployment.
  • Healthcare benefits for dependents allow GE employees’ families continued healthcare coverage while deployed.

American Corporate Partners

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.

Awards

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.

Donation to Disabled American Veterans

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.

Donations to Memorials and Museums

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.