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GE Aerospace Research - Materials Characterization Fellow Internship

Are you a curious and motivated individual with a passion for materials science? Do you want to gain hands-on experience in materials characterization techniques and make a real impact in a dynamic research environment? If so, we invite you to join us as a Materials Characterization Fellow Intern.


In this role, you may assist in the preparation and analysis of materials samples using various characterization techniques such as microscopy, spectroscopy, thermal analysis, rheology, image analysis, elemental analysis, or any of our other materials characterization techniques. You will collaborate with our team of scientists and engineers to design and execute experiments, collect and interpret data, generate reports, and present your work to the research center community. You must have a strong interest in materials characterization and analysis techniques, excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and effective communication and teamwork skills.


At GE Aerospace Research, scientists, engineers, and technicians innovate for the future of flight. An internship with us will provide valuable hands-on experience to help you launch your career in industrial research.  Intern assignments are typically for 12-14 weeks; working side by side with experts in the field of mechanical engineering, completing challenging technical projects and applying theoretical knowledge to real-life technical problems.  This program includes seminars on cross-center technology and soft skills development as well as opportunities for networking and showcasing project accomplishments.  

Required Qualifications

Current enrollment in a full-time Ph.D. degree program in Materials Science & 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

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


Key Benefits

GE provides travel reimbursement and housing stipend for qualified interns.