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Intern, Flight School - Flight Operations (Spring, 2025)

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Atlanta

AI generated summary

  • You must be 18+, authorized to work in the US, hold a high school diploma, excel in communication, have knowledge in Microsoft programs, possess flight planning skills, maintain competitive GPA, and actively pursue pilot certifications while enrolled in an aviation program. Work onsite in Atlanta, commit to internship timeline.
  • You will assist in achieving goals, work with various teams, learn about different departments, and present a team assignment to Flight Operations Leadership. Paid internship with standby travel privileges in the Delta system.

Requirements

  • What You Need To Succeed (Minimum Qualifications):
  • Is at least 18 years of age and has authorization to work in the United States.
  • Possesses a high school diploma, GED, or high school equivalency.
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking, and styles. Consistently prioritizes safety and security of self, others, and personal data.
  • Consistently prioritizes safety and security of self, others, and personal data.
  • Possess excellent communication skills, be able to process complicated issues quickly, and maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Access, Word, Excel, Forms PowerPoint, and Smartsheet.
  • Must demonstrate competency in skills that include, but are not limited to, managing, and working training equipment, the collection and analysis of flight planning data, reading and summarizing new regulations, and the ability to quickly relate to the advanced jet environment.
  • Have a competitive GPA and be in good academic standing with your university.
  • Must be able to work onsite in the Atlanta, GA office.
  • Must be able to commit to the internship timeline: August 19th through December 20th.
  • Should have a minimum of 150 total flight hours required, actively pursuing either a Commercial Pilot Certificate or a Certified Flight Instructor Certificate (CFI).
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program with an aviation discipline.

Responsibilities

  • A Flight Operations (Flight School) intern will assist in achieving divisional goals and contributing to the overall success of Delta Air Lines. Interns will be working with a specific team such as but not limited to Training and Standards, Line Operations or the Chief Pilot Office . While each intern will be assigned individual duties, all interns are expected to work as a team to complete a team assignment that will be presented to Flight Operations Leadership at the end of the semester
  • Interns will have the opportunity to learn about other departments, such as but not limited to Flight Safety, Operations Customer Center, Technical Operations, In-Flight Service, and Airport Customer Service
  • This is a paid internship, including additional privileges such as standby travel anywhere in the Delta system while off duty.

FAQs

Is this internship paid?

Yes, this is a paid internship, including additional privileges such as standby travel anywhere in the Delta system while off duty.

Will I be able to work remotely for this internship?

This is not a remote position, interns will work on-site at Delta's World Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

What are the minimum qualifications required for this internship?

The minimum qualifications include being at least 18 years old, having authorization to work in the United States, possessing a high school diploma or equivalent, having excellent communication skills, competency in Microsoft Office, a competitive GPA, enrolled in an undergraduate degree program with an aviation discipline, and actively pursuing either a Commercial Pilot Certificate or a Certified Flight Instructor Certificate.

What departments will interns have the opportunity to learn about?

Interns will have the opportunity to learn about other departments such as Flight Safety, Operations Customer Center, Technical Operations, In-Flight Service, and Airport Customer Service.

What is the commitment timeline for this internship?

Interns must be able to commit to the internship timeline from August 19th through December 20th.

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Mission & Purpose

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is the U.S. global airline leader in safety, innovation, reliability and customer experience. Powered by our employees around the world, Delta has for a decade led the airline industry in operational excellence while maintaining our reputation for award-winning customer service. With our mission of connecting the people and cultures of the globe, Delta strives to foster understanding across a diverse world and serve as a force for social good.

Benefits

  • Travel & Perks

    Employees and eligible travel partners can explore amazing destinations anywhere Delta flies through our worldwide pass travel privileges, discounted Delta Vacations perks and reduced fares on other airlines.

  • Compensation & Benefits

    We are proud to offer our employees an appealing total compensation and benefits package including competitive base pay, profit sharing, 401(k) contributions and health and wellbeing programs.

  • Growth & Development

    Delta is a great place to develop, both personally and professionally. We offer employees both upward and global mobility, access to business resource groups, online learning, mentorship programs and more!

  • Transparent Leadership

    Our leaders provide frequent and candid updates on the state of the business through town halls, quarterly earnings calls, Leadership Engagement Series and our CEO’s social media feeds.

  • Delta Wellbeing

    Employees are encouraged to put their health and wellbeing first. Our Delta Wellbeing program provides holistic resources to support physical and mental health, financial resiliency and work/life responsibilities.

  • Safety

    At Delta, the safety of our people, as well as our customers, is our most important priority. We foster a proactive safety culture where everyone is accountable and empowered to act.