Skilled Trades Internship Program

Schenectady, New York
01 Nov 2016
04 Mar 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
GE Power in Schenectady, NY is seeking current students who have completed at least one full year of course studies (30+ credits relevant to their degree) by May of 2016 in one of the AOS / AAS programs (or similar) listed below:
  • Electrical Construction & Maintenance
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Electrical Technology
  • Automotive Discipline
  • Mechanical Discipline
  • Plant Utilities Technology
  • Plumbing & Steam Fitting
  • HVAC

Essential Responsibilities

The Skilled Trades Internship Program is a 12-week, paid program designed to provide a unique learning experience for highly motivated students who are interested in pursuing a Skilled Trades career upon graduation. The program pays about $17/hour for a 40 hour work week. A $600/month housing stipend is also available to students whose residence is more than 50 miles away from the site. Interns will be paired with current team members in numerous roles to learn more about the trade and to demonstrate their abilities. If successful in the internship, there is opportunity for full time employment upon graduation. Please apply through Applications submitted through the apply button below will not be reviewed.


  • High School Diploma / GED with at least one full year of course studies in one of the AOS / AAS degree programs (or equivalent) listed above
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, hats, and safety shoes
  • Ability and willingness to work in a tobacco-free environmentPlease apply through Applications submitted through the apply button below will not be reviewed.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

  • GPA of 3.2 or greaterPLEASE NOTE: Candidates interested in this role should apply at - DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THIS LINK BELOW.