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

  • Internship
    Summer Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Atlanta

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  • You need to be 18, have authorization to work in the US, high school diploma, embrace diversity, prioritize safety & confidentiality, be proficient in Microsoft Office, possess flight planning skills, have a competitive GPA, work in Atlanta, commit to internship dates, have 150 flight hours, pursue pilot certificates, and be enrolled in an aviation program.
  • You will assist various Flight Operations teams, collaborate on team projects, learn about different departments, and have the opportunity for paid internship with travel privileges.


  • 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.


  • 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.


Is this internship position paid?

Yes, this internship is a paid position.

Where will the intern be working?

The intern will work on-site at Delta's World Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

What are the minimum qualifications to apply for this internship?

Minimum qualifications include being at least 18 years old, having authorization to work in the United States, possessing a high school diploma or equivalent, excellent communication skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office, and actively pursuing a Commercial Pilot Certificate or Certified Flight Instructor Certificate.

What is the internship timeline?

The internship runs from August 19th to December 20th.

Are there any additional privileges for interns in this position?

Yes, interns will have standby travel privileges anywhere in the Delta system while off duty.

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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.


  • 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!

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    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.