General electric – hints and tips

Currently listed as the 4th biggest company in the world, General Electric has some great opportunities for undergraduate students. Being such a vast company they have a wide range of roles within various business departments, below are listed their current roles for the 2014/2015 academic year.

  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain
  • Marketing
  • Financial Risk
  • Environment H&S
  • Business Management
  • Sales & Customer Management
  • Product Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering

Founded by Thomas Edison in 1892 General Electric has long been established within the industry as a top performer. The company operates in 150 countries globally and has 300,000 employees worldwide. The sectors that the company cover include Energy, Health, Finance, Transport, Home / living, Power and water, Aviation and Business solutions.

Why General Electric

  • Networking / relationship building
  • Enhance their CV’s
  • Real world experience
  • Opportunities to work with people around the world.
  • Build a strong career foundation
  • Massive exposure to a vast array of business disciplines
  • Global skills
  • Graduate Scheme
  • Opportunities to travel internationally
  • 26 days holidays
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • £16,000 plus £2,000 worth of benefits
  • Relaxed and friendly working environment

What does general Electric want in their candidates?

  1. Being a technology company it’s no surprise that anyone applying for a position with them should be passionate about Technology.
  2. When applying Try to show that you have gone the “extra mile” in both your studies and in your extra-curricular activities.
  3. You must have a minimum 2:1 degree
  4. Solid technical and analytical skills coupled with business acumen
  5. Relevant work experience prior internships and extracurricular responsibilities

How to apply

  1. CV application online (Click here)
  2. Online psychometric aptitude test
  3. Phone interview
  4. Face to face with a hiring manager
  5. Offer extended

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