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September 22, 2006

Master's student internship/co-op

Dear Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate and Graduate Students,

This is the second email sent by Ms. Miryn Alcantara of the Shriver center regarding
employment and internship opportunities at GE. These are wonderful opportunities
for both undergraduate and graduate students. Please review and apply if interested.

Thank you Miryn.



*Must be a U.S. Citizen. Also The Shriver Center will not send out resumes, apply on-line www.gecareers.com/campusinterview

* Summary:
Be a part of GE, one of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies, while living within the sight of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia. GE Fanuc Automation, a joint venture between General Electric Co. and FANUC LTD. of Japan, is a global enterprise dedicated to helping companies around the world manage the process of change through factory automation. Our employee empowerment, first class design capabilities and award winning manufacturing facility are the keys to our success.

*Position Description:*
GE Fanuc offers a wide range of challenging projects for co-ops and interns. You will be part of a small motivated team of developers whose members range from Junior to Senior Staff Engineers. GE Fanuc Co-op assignments offer you the opportunity to cultivate the skills you learn at school, while working in a professional engineering environment. You will be trained 'on the job' and assume the responsibility of completing assignments in a timely and accurate manner. If you are a student who is energetic, takes initiative and can excel in a team environment, GE Fanuc is the company for you.

For info on GE Fanuc Automation and Charlottesville VA, visit


*Basic Qualifications:*
Must have interest in one or more of the following areas: - Software/Firmware Positions - Majors: Computer Eng, Comp Sci, Electrical Eng. Using Ladder Logic & C to program PLCs, Developing & troubleshooting automated testware, Software functional verification, Object oriented &/or functional design, Embedded software development using VxWorks & CE .NET. Ethernet LAN communication software development using TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, Java, & XML. -Hardware Positions - Majors: Electrical Eng, Computer Eng. Digital/Analog Hardware Design, Testing and troubleshooting Analog/Digital Circuits, FPGA, Programmable Logic Design, VHDL, Synthesis & Simulation, Electromagnetic/Environmental testing, Using oscilloscopes & other test equipment, Hardware manufacturing processes -Mechanical Positions - Majors: Mechanical Eng. Strength of materials, Statics and Dynamics, Shock Vibration Testing, Thermodynamics, Heat Mass Transfer, CAD Design and Drafting, Mechanical Design

In order for GE to satisfy certain requirements under US Department of Labor regulations, you must apply for this position at www.gecareers.com/campusinterview in addition to applying for this position through your college career center, if you wish to be considered for an interview.

When applying at www.gecareers.com/campusinterview please select the position title from the drop down.

*Desired Characteristics:*
- Pursuing master's degree in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science
- Demonstrated experience with real time operating systems
- Previous experience with programmable logic controllers (PLC's), CNC machine controls, and/or embedded systems
- Six Sigma knowledge or experience
- Previous GE internship or co-op experience
- 3.5 GPA or higher
- Demonstrated leadership in on-campus philatnthropy and/or extracurricular activities

Charlottesville, VA

Contact the GE Fanuc Co-op/Intern Program GEFcoop@cho.ge.com

GE is an equal opportunity employer.

For U.S. employment opportunities, GE hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. GE will require proof of work authorization prior to employment.

Posted by champ at September 22, 2006 7:10 PM