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Desert Jet Seeking Summer Interns

Student job and internship opportunities for pilots, A&Ps, dispatchers, airport operations and more are currently open at Desert Jet. Apply now. Please click here for more information.

Paid Summer Internship with the NTSB

The positions are available in Seattle, Denver, and Ashburn.  Click on the link for more information:

Paid Internship Available

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is seeking an Airports Planning Intern.  This position is expected to last from June 1, 2018 to December 1, 2018.  To apply click here.

UPS Internships Available

Two UPS internship positions are available, and SIU Aviation students are encouraged to apply. Interns work hand in hand with management pilots and other flight operations personnel, and also have the opportunity to participate in community service and volunteer projects. This is a one year internship program.  The application is located at the UPS Career website, then search “Intern” to find these two positions located in Louisville, KY.Intern - Flight Operations, Pilot- Professional Flight (Summer 2018)

See the attached brochure.

Intern - Flight Operations, Pilot- Professional Flight (Summer 2018)

United Airlines, Chicago, IL
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Internship: Intern - Flight Operations, Pilot - Professional Flight Summer 2018- May 14- August 17, 2018

Locations: Chicago, IL/ Denver, CO/ Houston, TX / Los Angeles, CA / Newark, NJ/ San Francisco, CA/ Washington, DC Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

The Internship is paid and is inclusive of travel privileges.

Summer Flight Operations Internship Opportunity

These are the qualifications for this unique position.

Basic Qualifications:

•Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program from an accredited course of study with an anticipated graduation date on or after August 2018.

•Ability to work full-time for 10-12 weeks during the summer

•These positions must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

•Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Pursuing a degree in aviation, aviation management, safety management, or a similar field of study

•Commercial pilots license (or in the process of obtaining)

•Passion for the aerospace industry

•Academic excellence, technical project experience, internships, leadership experience, and community involvement

This posting will be open until December 7th.

2018 Delta Air Lines Flight Operations Internship

On behalf of Delta Air Lines Flight Operations, we would like to inform you that applications are now being accepted for the Line Operations (Flight Operations) Internship for the Spring 2017 semester. The department is seeking qualified, motivated individuals who are looking for an exceptional opportunity within the industry. Specifically, this internship is most advantageous for students pursuing a professional pilot career.
Ideal applicants are students who may fulfill several of the following:
·       Enrolled in an aviation related degree program
·       Flight experience; 150+ hours is preferred
·       CFI aspirations favorable     
·       Demonstrated leadership and volunteer experience
·       Other aviation related qualifications/experience
The application can be found at > Career Opportunities> College Programs > Search College Program Opportunities > Line Operations Intern.  The bid was posted on September 5, 2017, and will be open only for a limited time.
If you have any questions, please contact your aviation department.
Additional Information click here.

UPS Internship

UPS is once again offering an excellent opportunity to intern with them on a 1-year paid internship. There are multiple aviation departments your internship can take place in, but you do need to have a commercial/multi-engine instrument pilot license.

See attached brochure here.

Denver International Airport 

KDEN has several internships available in areas such as financial analysis, facility services, terminal operations, infrastructure management, security, and several others.

All internships can be found here

Monsanto Global Flight Department Pilot Intern - St. Louis

The Monsanto Global Flight Department is seeking a qualified intern looking for a challenging experience in a Part 91 operation. 

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