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Electrical Machines and High Voltage Engineering - Fellow Intern - Technical Research

Job Description

Our Electric Machines – High Voltage Engineering project team is looking for interns pursuing graduate technical degrees who have strong interest workng in our industrial research environment. Assignments and tasks are likely to include: 
  • Conducting research in areas such as high voltage engineering, electrical systems, electrical machines, electrical insulation characterization, dielectric materials
  • Helping to conduct development and testing of electrical insulation capability, partial discharge, electrical arcing and etc.
  • Helping to development and testing of enabling high-voltage high-ampacity and high-frequency electrical components
  • Supporting development and numerical modeling of electric field stress and/or mechanical/thermal stress
At GE 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. Our interns 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 technologies and soft skills development. Opportunities for networking and showcasing project accomplishments are also part of the program.

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Current enrollment in PhD program, seeking technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Aviation Engineering or a related field in an accredited college or university
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must submit your application for employment on the careers page at to be considered

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S): Because of the specific categories of data handled by GE Research and the structure of our work environment, we are unable to accommodate employment of persons while they are considered nationals of embargoed countries subject to restriction under the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 CFR Section 746 et seq. (currently North Korea, Syria, Iran, Cuba, and Sudan).Please note that citizens of embargoed countries who have either “U.S. person” status under U.S. export control laws or subsequent citizenship from a non-embargoed country can be considered.

Desired Characteristics : 

  • Excellent academic performance with technical research orientation
  • Ability to adapt to change and willingness to be flexible in a global team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, initiative and organization; demonstrated ability working with a team
  • Strong problem solving skills, thorough attention to detail

Additional Eligibility Qualifications :

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Additional Information

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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