General Electric: Company Notes

Great to have Jordan Hathaway down the other week to talk about his internship with General Electric and the roles they are offering this year. If you didn’t have a chance to the come to the presentation then this blog is for you!

Currently General Electric is ranked as the 7th biggest company in the world and also the 7th most valuable brand in the world. Founded by Thomas Edison in 1892 the company has expanded to over 150 countries with 300,000 employees worldwide. General Electric has a diverse range of business areas including:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Aviation / Aerospace
  • Financial services
  • Energy management

GE Healthcare

  • Only one of GE’s business with a global headquarters in the UK
  • Focusing mainly on Research and development
  • 46,000 employees work within GE healthcare specifically
  • Revenue of $18.29 billion leaving a profit of $2.92 billion
  • Constantly working in medical breakthroughs and innovation

“The placement experience”

  • Firstly all of General Electric’s placements are real jobs with real responsibilities!
  • A large intern community with nights out, days out, pub crawls as well as a football team.
  • Invaluable to your future studies and your career.
  • A chance to learn new skills and gain new qualifications

Benefits of working for General Electric

  • Dress down Friday
  • Fireworks night
  • Halloween night out
  • Xmas party / meal
  • 26 days of holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free bus service to work
  • Discounts at various shops and restaurants as well as a discounted gym membership
  • Competitve starting salary

Roles available –

Human Resources – Reference 2000262

Finance – Reference 1997939

Sourcing and Supply Chain – Reference 1997942

Marketing – Reference 1997944

Environmental Health & Safety – Reference 1998155

Financial Risk Management – Reference 1998157

Sales and Customer Management – Reference 1998161

Business Management – Reference 1998166

Product Quality – Reference 1998169

Legal – Reference 1998174

Application process

  1. CV & Cover letter
  2. Online Psychometric testing
  3. Phone interview
  4. Face to face interview

Advice & Guidance

  • Research General Electric – Know the company, it always helps if you have a genuine passion for company and the industry it is in.
  • Take a copy of your CV along with a list of the key skills the job requires and how you fit in with them.
  • Arrive early for any interviews (At least 15 minutes)
  • Be engaging & listen to the interviewer
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