GE traces its beginnings to when Thomas A. Edison established Edison Electric Light Company in 1878. GE is the only company listed in the Dow Jones Industrial Index today that was included in the original index in 1896. It has been ranked No. 1 by Universum for the best rotational leadership programs, and No. 3 for the quality of its internships. With a wide range of products and services, from aircraft engines and plastics, to medical equipment and media, GE offers interns the ability to gain experience in different industries. In 2009, GE posted earnings of $11.2 billion.
During the program, interns work side-by-side with experts in the business, gaining valuable hands-on experience. Participants apply their theoretical knowledge to real-life business problems and develop their skills in a cutting-edge global environment. Undergraduate internships are available in communications, financial management, engineering and manufacturing, among others. About 50 percent of interns are hired for full-time positions and 80 percent of those in the full-time leadership and development program come from the pool of interns and co-ops.
Open to full-time students enrolled at any level in a relevant concentration. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for undergraduates and a GPA of at least 3.2 for master’s students. All applicants must have U.S. work authorization.
GE Corporate Recruiting
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 6828
Number of Interns: 101 or more
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Paid
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students