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GE Aerospace Research - Structural Design and Analysis Fellow Internship

As a Structural Design and Analysis Intern in the Aero Thermal Mechanical Systems (ATMS) organization, you will have the opportunity to develop structural design and optimization methods for the next generation of aerospace components.  Assignments are typically for 12-14 weeks; working side by side with experts in the field of mechanical engineering, completing challenging technical projects, applying theoretical knowledge to real-life technical problems, and developing skills in a cutting edge global industrial research environment.  This program includes seminars on cross-center technology and soft skills development as well as opportunities for networking and showcasing project accomplishments.  Are you ready to join our team of technology enthusiasts to help make GE’s industrial assets safer and more secure to protect our world’s most critical infrastructure?

Roles and Responsibilities

Work with industry leading experts to execute design, analysis, and validation of new mechanical components and systems with a wide variety of material compositions (e.g., metals, composites, additive or other complex multi-material structures). 

Strong background in structural analysis for metals and/or composites, responsible for knowledge in areas of Finite Element Analysis (FEA); Continuum Mechanics, Behavior of Materials; Numerical Methods and Structural Optimization.

Collaborate with engineers and scientists from across the research center and business segments, to advance the state of art in engineering design.

Required Qualifications

Current enrollment in a full-time Ph.D. degree program in Mechanical Engineering, or related disciplines at an ABET accredited university.

Permanent legal authorization to work in the US is required. 

Minimum GPA 3.0 / 4.0 scale.

Desired Characteristics

Strong dedication to a career in technology and passion for computational solid mechanics

Excitement and enthusiasm for growing technical skills in advanced design.

Hands-on experience in leading FEA packages (ANSYS/ABAQUS, etc).

Experience with fracture mechanics and progressive damage modeling.

Experience with dynamic or vibration analysis.

Effective presentation and technical communication skills; ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms.

Key Benefits

GE provides travel reimbursement and housing stipend for qualified interns.