1+ months

Intern, Hub and Gateway Operations Strategy (DCA)

American Airlines
Washington, DC 20004

Location: Reagan National Apt - Apt Auth (DCA-TRML)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 65102 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

The Undergraduate Intern position is a developmental assignment that provides interns with real-time work projects, leadership development opportunities, as well as involvement in corporate social responsibility. Work projects involve assignments that are relevant to American’s current business needs and opportunities. Interns are afforded travel privileges enabling them to connect to the international and domestic destinations that American Airlines serves.

What you'll do

This internship focuses on providing participants with real-world business exposure, on the-job training and the ability to move around the department to experience various airport business functions. Focal points of the role will be:

  • Business Administration (day-to-day exposure and support to department procedures)
  • Process observation, automation and optimization
  • Hub budget and staffing analysis
  • Operational reporting
  • Financial justification (creative/persuasive writing) preparation for hub projects and staffing requests
  • Presentation development
  • Exposure to peer departments (Tower Ops, Ramp, Customer Service, Catering, Facilities, etc.)

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Pursuing a degree in Aviation, Business or related field

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • N/A

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Refined skills with MS Office (chiefly MS Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, including the ability to assemble information, extract pertinent facts, draw logical conclusions and present recommendations
  • Interest in optimization, problem-solving and process improvement
  • Ability to work well within a team office and operational environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively, meet deadlines, and shift priorities appropriately
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 65102 


Posted: 2023-01-27 Expires: 2023-03-27
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