Research Fellowship Interns 2018 – Physical Technologies
Posted 2/12/2018 4:52:10 PM
Job Function:Human Resources
Business Segment: Corporate Global Research
Location(s): United States; New York; Niskayuna
At GE Global Research, we’re redefining what’s possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, you’ll find yourself among nearly 3,000 scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic atmosphere where you’ll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. You’ll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for generations to come.
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: Internship opportunities help students to gain valuable hands-on experience and get a critical jump start on a career in industrial research. Our assignments are generally for 10-12 weeks over the summer.
At GE Global Research, scientists, engineers, and technicians work to provide GE's businesses and strategic partners with technical innovations for their future generation products, processes and services. Internship opportunities help students to gain valuable hands-on experience and get a critical jump start on a career in industrial research. Our assignments are generally for 10-12 weeks over the summer. Students will work side by side with experts in the field, completing challenging technical projects, applying their theoretical knowledge to real-life technical problems and developing skills in a cutting edge global environment. The program also includes seminars on cross-center technology and soft skills development. Opportunities for networking and showcasing project accomplishments are offered.
The following technical domains have Internships available:
Seeking students specializing in the areas of Functional Materials to conduct research on dielectric materials, insulation systems and energy storage as applied to industrial challenges across aviation, additive manufacturing, energy, healthcare and transportations domains.
Seeking students specializing in the areas of Coatings, Metallurgy and Ceramic Processing. The interns will conduct research on additive materials processing, new high temperature coating technologies and/or new materials processing techniques for high temperature applications in our aviation and power businesses.
Seeking students specializing in the areas of heat transfer, aerodynamics, and fluid mechanics. The interns will conduct research on aero and thermal technologies as applied to industrial challenges across GE’s products in jet engines, industrial gas turbines, renewable energy, healthcare systems, and locomotives.
Seeking students specializing in the areas of combustion and fuels. The interns will conduct research in our high-pressure combustion laboratory to advance low-emissions gas turbine technology.
Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program pursuing a degree in Physics, Material Science or Ceramic Engineering, Metallurgy or Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Aerospace or related degree in an accredited college or university.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY
Must be 18 years or older
Must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered
Ability to innovate, analyze complex data, and deliver on challenging objectives
Must have established strong academic performance (e.g. publications) with research orientation
Good interpersonal skills, initiative, high self-confidence and have goals for a career in industrial research
Good presentation, speaking, organizational, and problem-solving skills, thorough attention to detail
Ability to adapt to change and willingness to be flexible in a global team environment
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