• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Working with a team of experienced engineers on new projects. I was given a lot of ownership of my projects, working on electronic hardware design, systems design and project planning.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learnt a lot about design for manufacture as well as learning new project management strategies and new engineering design software.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given a lot of responsibility to lead a project, from defining the project and managing the team to designing hardware with some supervision from senior engineers.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • The team was incredibly supportive, while they allowed me to take on a lot of responsibility they were always there when I needed to learn new systems and to offer any help and training I needed to make the most of my year.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company atmosphere was supportive and welcoming. Everyone I met was friendly and the flexible hours meant there was a real respect for people’s work life balance. The company culture also encouraged me to reach out to people who were very senior to learn about possible career paths and everyone was happy to offer advice and support where they could.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I enjoyed my placement immensely, so much so that I applied for a part-time position which I am now doing along side my degree.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at GE Aviation
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend GE Aviation to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to GE Aviation
  • Make sure you have a clear idea of why you want to work for GE before you start your application. As with any application, it should be tailored to the company and show your enthusiasm for the job!

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

South West

31st August 2021

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