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Let GE invest in YOU

It’s simple: the choices you make today will set the course for the rest of your career. Let GE make things even simpler: we will provide you with the best leadership development programs in the world, and career growth opportunities limited only by your ambition and imagination. Why settle for anything less than a career with one of the most admired companies in the world?
Now is the time to decide where you will invest your future. Allow GE to invest in you.

Our Company

GE is a major employer in the UK and invests in multiple sectors. Each of GE's five businesses (Home & Business Solutions, Energy Infrastructure, GE Capital, GE Healthcare and Transportation) has a significant presence here.

GE Healthcare has its global headquarters in Pollard's Wood, Amersham, and employs 2,600 people in the UK. Transportation supplies railway signalling systems and products to the UK rail network. GE Aviation (part of the Transportation group) has two specialist overhaul and repair facilities in Cardiff and Prestwick, and also manufactures key avionic systems in the UK. Aviation has eleven manufacturing sites in total in the UK and employs over 5,000 people, more than a quarter of GE’s total UK workforce.

Energy Infrastructure includes GE's energy, oil and gas, and water and process technologies businesses. GE Energy electrifies the world by providing reliable, efficient products and services for the energy industry. It helps businesses and authorities that generate transmit or use electricity. GE works in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy, as well as with renewable resources such as wind and biogas. GE's Oil and Gas pipeline solutions business inspects more than 104,000 miles of pipeline worldwide each year in over 80 countries, and employs more than 2,000 people in four main locations. The VetcoGray business of GE Oil and Gas, based in Aberdeen, manufactures products and provides services for oil and gas exploration and production.

GE is also active in financial services in the UK. GE Capital employs over 3,000 people and provides a range of business finance services to UK businesses. They are involved in all segments of the money industry, from Banking to Mortgages and Real Estate and Fleet Services.

IT Opportunities

Information Management Leadership Program

Information Technology is the key enabler for GE to compete and win in our broad range of global industries. The Information Management Leadership Program (IMLP) is a key entry point for information technology professionals in GE. This program is designed to attract high potential IT candidates and to further develop their technical skills, leadership abilities and business acumen as they transition from academia to the working world.

IT Internship

A variety of GE businesses are offering internships to give students the opportunity to gain hands-on IT experience while working on challenging projects, network with professionals and learn from some of the brightest minds in business.