One of the largest corporation in the United States recently
announced that it would be bringing on 300 new workers in the state
General Electric said in a release that it would be adding the
300 new employees in its information technology (IT) department and
that it would also expand its internship program by 25 percent.
Students studying engineering will be able to get training at the
Advanced Manufacturing and Software Technology Center and learn
about new technology.,
The leadership of the state said that the move would benefit the
community and help the firm.
“This commitment is not only a win for Michigan, but the nation
as well,” said Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. “GE and Michigan have
a proud partnership, and are working to renew and strengthen our
country’s global competitiveness through innovation and
manufacturing. The cutting-edge work that is taking place, as we
continue the reinvention of Michigan, shows we mean business.”
The latest round of hiring represents an overall target of
filling 1,300 positions in total at its Van Buren facility. In a
previous statement GE said that it was planning to expand its staff
to meet the increased demand.