5 lessons I learned from my internship at General Electric

5 lessons I learned from my internship at General Electric

This article is a follow up to my previous article on my internship at General Electric. It’s just a short note to sum up some important things I learnt. 1. Theory learnt in class is actually applied in the industry: there are some things that you learn in university you will probably never use again but other things you will use every day of your life. At the beginning I was like, who cares if the 7 layers of the OSI model are the application, the presentation, etc.? And who care about normalising the databases until it is in Boyce-Codd normal form? Actually a lot of people take those things very seriously. 2. Documentation is important. I used to see it as a time consuming process that was barely worth doing. Now I understand how it increases teamwork efficiency....

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GE FAQ : 3 months in the Cyber Pearl

GE FAQ : 3 months in the Cyber Pearl

General Electric is a USA based multi-national company, where I worked as an intern over this summer. This 100+ years old corporation operates in more than 180 countries with more than 300,000 employees. GE's broad range of products are from jet engines to power generation equipments, financial services to media content. The unit I have been working for was GE Energy....

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