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Delta Air Lines Engine Maintenance Internship

Estimated Value: 
$12,000
Available Scholarships: 
1
Scholarship Year: 
2018

Delta Air Lines would like to extend a 2018 summer internship (13 weeks) opportunity to a student currently enrolled in a baccalaureate degree in business management or industrial engineering. In addition to an internship position, the recipient will receive a trip to the 29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference (includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and conference fee). Applicants must be full-time students at the junior or senior level with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-

citizens. Lodging accommodations will not be provided for the duration of the 13-week internship.

The technical services intern reports to the project leader-engine maintenance. Responsibilities include but are not limited to creating presentations, process improvements, developing business plans, understanding finance and our cost structure, coordination of meetings, and analyzing data and metrics. You will participate and assist the management team in developing long-term and short-term goals in support of engine maintenance production. You will also have the opportunity to work with both internal and external customers from all levels of management. You must practice safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.

The intern's responsibilities will include creating and reporting of metrics in Excel and PowerPoint, working closely with the engine maintenance management team to provide solutions to data based on industry trends that are developing worldwide; developing and implementing changes in our production strategy based on business demands, and using FAA, OSHA, and EPA regulations and Delta policy requirements to assist the shops in meeting their production goals. Applicants are required to have the following skills/abilities: knowledge of basic PC skills and Microsoft Office software suite, good technical writing and oral communication skills, capability to work in a team environment to creatively solve technical problems, the ability to complete assignments with minimum supervision, and a strong ability to work within a team environment to creatively solve technical problems and implement change. The intern must also develop both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and wellbeing.

Compensation is paid to interns based on the following guidelines: junior $2,253 per month ($15/hour)-completed at least 60 semester hours in college; senior $2,947 per month ($17/hour)-completed at least 90 semester hours in college. Note: Students must be currently enrolled in school to participate in the internship program.

In addition to all WAI requirements, interested applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter detailing their qualifications. Applicants should list academic honors, scholarships, awards, and special achievements.

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