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Great Pay not a lot of advancement opportunities for mid career hires

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Current Employee - Director in Evendale, OH
Current Employee - Director in Evendale, OH

I have been working at GE Aviation full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Great Pay and stable work environment, great brand for resume.

Cons

Limited advancement opportunity for individuals that have not spent entire career at GE. Too many bureaucratic hurdles that are GE specific for advancement that requires years to complete.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

GE has great advancement system for hire right out of college but for mid career hires it is ver difficult to get on the advancement tract and I have seen a lot of great talent leave due to this policy.

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    A fantastic learning experience.

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    Current Employee - GE Aviation Co-Op in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - GE Aviation Co-Op in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at GE Aviation as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    As an intern, I had access to executives, managers, and professional engineers across all departments. Networking opportunities abounded, pay was very competitive, and they take you in right away as part of the family. The projects I was given were of high value and impact. They are very interested in developing you as a person and engineer, and offer many technical learning opportunities - even allowing you to take apart a real jet engine! Their commitment to integrity is evident in policies and employee attitudes. Also, they just hire really nice people - everyone went out of their way to answer any questions I had and give me any resources I needed.

    Cons

    Working at such a huge company (10,000 engineers in Cincinnati alone), it's easy to get lost in the mix. While Cincinnati is a nice city, it is pretty far from some of the bigger cities on the east coast, and can feel small at times. To get high up in the company, you will make a lot of personal sacrifices as far as time and family.

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    I worked here as a co-op for two rotations and learned so much from my experiences.

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    Former Employee - Infra Business/Operations Co-op in Evendale, OH
    Former Employee - Infra Business/Operations Co-op in Evendale, OH

    I worked at GE Aviation as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great organizational culture
    Large diversity in experiences
    Multiple social events for co-ops
    Everyone is willing to help
    Easy communication system

    Cons

    Although managers are willing to help, they are often busy.

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