GE’s Power Conversion business, part of GE Vernova, provides electrification systems that are critical to customers’ power and energy needs for their high-performance applications. We work with some of the world’s major energy, maritime and industrial organizations, helping to enable a transition to energy efficiency and decarbonization, including through our specialist motors, drives and control technologies.

A one year in industry placement with us will give you a hands-on practical application of the theory from university. In the 12-month of the placement, you will gain invaluable skills and experience in covering different aspects of power systems engineering, power electronics engineering, manufacturing engineering or software development.

You will be guided and supported by your People Leader and team around you. We will make sure that you make the best of your experience at GE Power Conversion.

The role

The responsibilities of the role will depend on the team you go into, but all the roles will offer interested challenges and opportunities for growth and development. During your placement you will:

  • learn how to specify, design and document technical solutions
  • participate in the verification and validation testing of technical solutions and systems
  • develop communication skills to liase with customers, suppliers, and sub-contractors
  • develop skills in project management and planning
  • learn how to apply engineering standards and how to develop design practices.

About you

We are looking for undergraduates studying towards an Electrical, Mechanical or Software Engineering degree from an accredited university.

The ideal candidate:

  • will have completed a minimum of 2 years of the undergraduate degree but will not have graduated at the start of the placement.
  • must be enrolled at a UK university for the duration of your placement.
  • will have a passion for learning

The placement will start in September 2024.

You can expect from us

  • For the duration of the placement, you will enjoy the same benefits as any other employee:
    • Flexible benefits so you can build a package that fits your personal needs. Some core benefits are: Employer pension contribution (not subject to individual contribution), Income protection, Private Health Insurance and Life Assurance.
    • 26 days vacation + bank holidays
  • After the placement is finished and you are back to University, we will sponsor your final project.