General Electric Associate Intern, GE Ventures – Catalyst in Pierre, South Dakota

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

Intern will assist the GE Ventures Catalyst team in “sensing” future scientific / technological breakthroughs, creating communities, algorithms to prioritize them, and help the team to take them through a structured process with multiple internal and external stakeholders to develop new markets. The associate will also help with the market, Intellectual property deep dives and competitive analysis.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Intern will assist the GE Ventures Catalyst team on scientific breakthrough “hunting”, analysis of these ideas and support the ultimate decision and execution of them as funded programs. This role is intended to be part-time during the 2016-2017 school year.

  • Help forming a sensing network for discoveries via a structured & “automated” process.

  • Help implementing a structure process and assessing the ideas prioritized.

  • Aid with the organization and internal and external expert meetings & presentations.

  • Assess the investment landscape for a given sector of healthcare. This includes determining the performance parameters for products addressing the sector, market size, technology trends, competitive landscape, and investment opportunities

  • Carry out secondary research and interview key opinion leaders to gather a well-informed perspective on the segment

  • Support development of businesses models via targeted primary and secondary research.

  • Prepare presentations for Catalyst and its stakeholders, e.g. senior GE executives as needed.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in science with business mindset or in business with scientific curiosity.

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in academic projects and/or commercialization of technology or startup portfolio management

  • Currently pursuing an basic science, engineering, business, medical degree, doctoral or a relevant degree

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct market analysis and competitive landscaping with the ability to translate the results into effective communication tools (presentations, pitches)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability to work on site at least one day each week (on average) for GE Ventures during the school year

Eligibility

Requirements:

  • MUST submit application for employment through COS (internalcandidates) or www.gecareers.com (external candidates) to be considered forthis position.

  • MUST be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, includingbut not limited to, drug testing, reference verification and background check.

Additional

Eligibility Qualifications

Any offer of

employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background

investigation and drug screen

Section

19 Job

YOU MUST BE ABLE TO SATISFY THE

REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 19 OF THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE ACT

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in the healthcare, energy or software industry is strongly desired

  • MBA or other graduate degree, specifically an advanced degree in medicine, computer science or natural sciences is preferred

  • Experience in scientific studies and/or marketing is preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter

  • Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail

Locations: United States; California, Massachusetts; Boston, Menlo Park

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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