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Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering 12 Month Placement

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There is no better place to start your professional career than with a yearlong internship with GE Aviation. GE interns work together to solve real-world challenges, sometimes spurring innovations that change the way we do business. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfil GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest calibre talent, utilising cutting-edge technology and processes.

If you’re interested in working within aviation and looking for an internship rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and development, then join GE. Today, more than ever, the world needs great minds. What the world needs...is you.

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Role Summary

In the 12-month Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering Internship, you'll gain invaluable skills and experience covering all aspects of engineering from requirements analysis, to product design to defining test specifications.

Within this internship, you could be operating in technical environments supporting manufacturing and product quality, jet engines and aircraft structures production and overhaul, oil and gas products for downhole technology, measurement and sensing or looking at computed models for product design.

You will be guided by structured goals and objectives and will have responsibility to deliver on inspiring projects. We will support you throughout the year to ensure you make the best of your GE experience. Your manager will offer coaching and mentoring, and the Company will provide the opportunity to connect with other interns across the UK.
If you are passionate about Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering, we would like to hear from you.

Useful Information

All internships are available to penultimate/final year students and will start between June to August 2020, for a duration of 12 months.

We currently have internship opportunities with Aviation in Bristol, Cardiff (Wales), Cheltenham, (Gloucestershire), Hamble (Southampton), Prestwick (Scotland). If your preferred location is not currently shown, we would still encourage you to apply, as new locations may become available.

Application deadline is 31st December 2019. However, we review applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply ASAP. Vacancies will close once filled.

The selection stages include online assessments, video interview and a final round interview.
Please only submit one application. If you submit multiple applications, we will progress the most suitable one. If in future you are deemed to be suitable for other opportunities, we will automatically consider you for these too.

Candidate Requirements/Skillset

Essential

  • Currently studying towards an Engineering related degree – penultimate/final year
  • Passionate about engineering
  • Able to take ownership for projects and work to deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Able to work as part of a team.

Desired

  • Able to roll up your sleeves and get involved in challenging projects
  • Well organised administration skills
  • Inspired and curious
  • Reliable and dependable

An internship at GE Aviation is an opportunity to learn while doing. At GE Aviation, you’ll work with business leaders in an atmosphere that will challenge you, while doing work that makes an immediate impact.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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Opportunity Overview

  • December 31st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Bristol, Cardiff (Wales), Cheltenham, (Gloucestershire), Hamble (Southampton) and Prestwick (Scotland)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical
 

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