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Internship: Delta Air Lines


Delta Air Lines: Line Operations Internship

Job Summary:

There are three Line Operations Internship positions available at the World Headquarters for Delta Air Lines in Atlanta, Georgia.  This is a paid internship, including additional privileges such as standby travel anywhere in the Delta system while off duty.  Each intern will be assigned individual duties; however, all three interns will be cross-trained and expected to work as a team to complete all tasks.  Due to the large volume of hands-on projects, Delta’s Flight Operations interns will learn about the industry and gain valuable life experience in addition to the occasional job shadow opportunity.  Most duties are Flight Operations (Pilot) based and are valuable to everyone with a long term goal of becoming an airline pilot.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

An intern at Delta Air Lines will assist management with the coordination of travel arrangements, calendar organization, as well as coordinating with pilots about speaking engagements and career fairs.  An intern will be required to maintain and update jumpseat approval letters, reviews and reports of unauthorized use of the jump-seat, and ensuring the jumpseat letters are distributed accordingly.  An intern will also be required to work directly with the tech pilots and the NextGen Working group by assisting in any way or on projects that need completing, including flying in the sim as necessary with the pilots to test procedures.

Job Qualifications:

Intern candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate program with an aviation discipline, have a competitive GPA, and be in good academic standing with the University.  An intern must possess excellent communication skills, be able to process complicated issues quickly, and maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information and documents.  Due to the technical nature of some projects, interns will be required to demonstrate a competency in technical skills to include but not limited to simulator tours, collect and analyze flight planning or operational information, read and summarize new regulations, and quickly learn or be able to relate to the advanced jet environment.  It is preferred that a candidate is actively engaged in student or community groups, has at least a private pilot certificate, a better than average GPA, and due to the extensive computer and desk work environment, a strong demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.

Apply online at

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Internship: Monroe-Brown Internship Program 2015


Monroe-Brown Internship Program 2015 

How the Monroe-Brown Internship Program works 

The Monroe-Brown Internship Program provides high quality internships with hourly wages, valuable networking opportunities and up to $3,500 in scholarship funding to student participants. The program is open to in-coming juniors, seniors and graduate students at Kalamazoo College, Western Michigan University, Davenport University (Kalamazoo Campus Only) and second year students at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. College students attending Michigan State University and University of Michigan are also eligible if they graduated from a high school in the Greater Kalamazoo area. 

Hiring Talent 

Students apply for Monroe-Brown Internships on the Southwest Michigan First website. Completed applications, including resumes and covers letters, are sent directly to the participating companies. The employers each work independently to interview and hire their interns using the criteria and hiring methods they choose. There are 50 internship positions available for the 2015 program. 

The Internship 

Once the intern is hired, he or she will work for the company for a minimum of 400 hours between May 1 and August 31, 2015. (This is typically full-time for ten weeks, but can be customized to suit the needs of the individual companies and interns.) During that time, the company pays the intern(s) at least minimum wage. We suggest a wage of $12-$20 per hour. 

Upon successful completion of 400 hours of work, the company and the Monroe-Brown Foundation will each pay the intern a $500 bonus – a total of $1,000. Additionally, the Monroe-Brown Foundation will provide one additional payment of $2,500 at the end of the semester immediately following the internship period provided that the student is a full-time student and passes his or her classes. For tax purposes, all payments from the Monroe-Brown Foundation must be made directly to the school and applied to the student’s account, if the account is paid in full, the school will refund the balance directly to the student. 

Frequently asked questions: 

Who is eligible? 

The program is open to all in-coming juniors, seniors or graduate students attending Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College, Davenport University and students going into at least their second year at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Also eligible are students who graduated from one of the Kalamazoo area approved high schools that are in-coming juniors, seniors or graduate students at Michigan State University or University of Michigan. All eligible candidates must be full-time students in good standing with their schools. 

If I was chosen as a Monroe-Brown Intern for 2014, will I be able to participate in 2015? 

YES! Students are allowed to participate in the program if they meet the following requirements. 

1. The student must be hired as an intern at a company that decides to reapply for another year of inclusion in the Monroe-Brown internship program. That company must then be selected for participation. 

2. The employing company must choose to keep the student on as an intern for the second year. 

3. The student must remain in good standing as a full-time student at his or her school. He or she must also meet the eligibility requirements of the program as listed above. 

If a student meets all of these requirements, then, yes, he or she may continue on in the program. Students who meet these requirements are also allowed to continue the program if they transfer and/or graduate and begin graduate school as long as they remain a full-time student in good standing at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Davenport University, Kalamazoo College, Michigan State University or University of Michigan. 

How are the interns selected? 

Each participating company will select their interns using their own hiring methods and criteria. 

Interested students should apply on-line at: 

Students are encouraged to contact the companies directly once an application has been submitted. 

How much money is awarded in the Monroe-Brown Internship Program? 

Students receive at least minimum wage from the company for working 400 hours during the summer. They then receive a $1,000 bonus ($500 from the company and $500 from Monroe-Brown) upon completion of the internship and one payment of $2,500 at the end of the semester immediately following the internship. If a student is not enrolled as a full-time student (twelve credit hours for undergraduate students, six credit hours for graduate students), the $2,500 payment is forfeited. The payments will be made to the school in the student’s name. Altogether, interns selected to participate in the program who are full-time students will receive $3,000 plus the hourly wage paid by the employer, totaling at least $6,500. 

Why is $3,000 of the $3,500 scholarship paid directly to the school and not to the intern? 

The $3,500 scholarship is broken up into three payments. Upon successful completion of the internship, the employer pays the student $500. The Monroe-Brown Foundation then provides another $500 that must be paid directly to the school in the student’s name. Then, one $2,500 payments will be made to the school in the student’s name at the completion of the student’s first semester following the internship. 

This money is paid directly to the school so that it can be classified as nontaxable income for the student. Additionally, because the Monroe-Brown Foundation is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, by law it cannot provide any funding directly to an individual or student. 

What if my schooling is already paid for? Will I still receive the $3,000 scholarship? 

YES! Each payment of the scholarship from the Monroe-Brown Foundation must go through the school, regardless of whether the student has an outstanding balance or if the account is paid in full. Once all fees and balances are satisfied, the school will issue a check for the surplus directly to the student. 

In addition to the money awarded by this program, what benefits do students receive? 

Students chosen to participate in the Monroe-Brown Internship Program will build valuable relationships within the Kalamazoo Region’s business community, not only at their workplaces, but also at program events and activities exclusively for this group of students. Additionally, Monroe-Brown internships incorporate hands-on learning of the skills and experience necessary for success in related careers. 

Please contact Jane Baker at 269.324.5586 or or Petey Stephanak at 269.492.3672 or with questions. 

Job Post: Bartelt Aviation


Bartelt Aviation 

Aircraft Maintenance Technician 

Position Description 

Primary responsibility of the aircraft maintenance technician is to perform the inspection, servicing and repair of single-engine and light twin aircraft including reciprocating and turbine engines. Candidates must be capable of reading and interpreting maintenance manuals, service bulletins, airworthiness directives as well as installation instructions. Other duties include hangar upkeep, aircraft cleaning and equipment maintenance. 

Candidate Minimum Requirements 

Airframe and Powerplant certificate (within 30 days of start date) 

Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) 

Must possesses strong mechanical and electrical background 

Ethical, reliable, ambitious, and team player 

Be willing to learn and take on additional responsibilities 

Compensation and Benefits 

Company participation Retirement Program available after (1) Year of Service 

(5) Paid Vacation Days after (1) Year of Service 

(5) Paid Personal Days after (1) Year of Service 

Paid Holidays 

Company Profit Sharing / Bonus Opportunities 

Opportunity for Advancement 

Application Period 

Open until filled 

How to Apply 

Email resume and cover letter to John Bartelt at 

For more information contact John Bartelt at (269)-651-5431 or Jeremy Hierholzer at (269)-964-4964 

Bartelt Aviation, Inc. 

Since being founded in 1976, Bartelt Aviation has grown to become one of the most respected and successful aviation companies in the world. We typically sell 40 to 50 aircraft per year and are the world’s leader for pre-owned Piper Saratoga sales and acquisitions. We currently perform 20 to 25 annuals each year. We also perform multiple repairs to aircraft on a regular basis as result of our outstanding aircraft sales department. 

Our outstanding reputation along with our aircraft sales department continues to fuel growth in other areas especially with in the service department. We seek dynamic, aggressive, growth-oriented people who are excited to be part of a team and are dedicated to providing quality products and services to the aviation community. In return, we offer excellent compensation, benefits and an opportunity to grow personally and professionally. 

Bartelt Aviation has enjoyed consistent ownership since 1976. This business has been owned and operated by the same principals since interception, which is a high level of stability. We are a family oriented business so that politics never play a role. 

Whether you are looking to jump start your career, or are looking for a stable company to grow with, Bartelt Aviation offers that opportunity. Our mission is to be the best in the world along with offering a one-stop shop environment for our customers. We are known for our integrity and highest level of service. If you share this philosophy and are interested in joining our team, please fax your resume to (269) 651-6446 or email it to 

Job Post: Executive Flyers Aviation


Thank you for your interest in becoming a CFI with Executive Flyers Aviation (EFA).  We are a professional flight training facility with more than 50 years of experience training thousand of pilots for various certificates and ratings.  As an approved air agency operating under FAR Part 141, we utilize a well structured training curriculum, with careful management oversight.  As such, EFA is approved for VA training, and for issuance of M-1 visa for training of international applicants.

Our CFI hiring standards are high, seeking professional who maintain equally high standards, and understand the importance of individualized attention to each and every customer, adjusted for various learning personalities.

Our compensation package is based on our anticipation of flight (airplane / simulator) and ground training activities permitting CFIs to average 20 – 30 hours (or more) weekly of combined training hours, logging 700 – 900 airplane hours annually.  The compensation plan is as follows:

Weekly base salary*: $250.00

Hourly rate: $20.00(CFIA), $21.00 (CFII), $23.00 (check instructor)

Note: *this represents a ”draw” against earnings, to establish a minimum weekly salary.  As weekly hours exceed those necessary to reach $250.00, the weekly earnings increase above $250.00 as earned. 

EFA provides one week of training and aircraft checkouts upon hiring, and expects new hires to be “line ready” at the completion of training.

Please provide your resume for our evaluation.

Executive Flyers Aviation
Civil Air Terminal
200 Hanscom Field
Bedford, MA 01754
tel: (781) 274-7227 

Internship: WMU Office for Sustainability



Office for Sustainability

Wesustain Internship Information



The mission of the Office for Sustainability (OfS) is to guide and assist the Western Michigan University community in fulfilling and growing its sustainability commitments. Through building a diverse and flourishing learning community around sustainability, we will continually explore and develop new opportunities to create a culture of sustainability and improve quality of life for all. 


The goal of the Wesustain Internship Program is to cultivate informed, critical thinkers that serve as ambassadors for sustainability through a cohort-based, leadership development and experiential learning framework. Assignments and activities will address sustainability at the individual level and also specific to the Office for Sustainability, the university as a whole, and the greater community. The following skills- and knowledge-based learning outcomes are at the core of the program and progress toward them will be fostered through regular feedback and assessment.


1) Students will be able to describe and discuss the state of the planet and be able to articulate the consequences of their everyday actions on multiple scales (on themselves, on their communities, and on those distant from them in time and space, including nonhumans). 

Examples of these forms of knowledge: (a) learn the significance that nature plays in human survival and flourishing; (b) understand how seemingly small actions have profound consequences; (c) question dominant assumptions about the world and society that currently perpetuate unsustainability.

2) Students will develop a deep understanding of the coevolution and interconnectedness of all species and use this knowledge to explore human development opportunities and priorities that promote improvements in quality of life for all (especially the flourishing of nonhumans and endangered cultures).

3) Students will explore leadership strategies, model sustainable behaviors, and experiment with changing their (and potentially other’s) patterns of thinking and behavior.

4) Students will develop an understanding of the organizational goals and corresponding short- and long-term objectives that propel sustainability efforts at Western Michigan University on local, national, and global scales. 

5) Students will be able to effectively articulate, through written and oral communication, their knowledge of and appreciation for complex, interconnected, and sometimes conflicting sustainability challenges across multiple perspectives. 


The student must:

1. Be enrolled as a full-time Western Michigan University student.

2. Be in good academic standing as stated on his/her transcript.

3. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.

4. Be of sophomore standing or above by the date of application submission on or before December 1.


• Act in a professional and ethical manner.

• Be open and embracing of constructive evaluation.

• Strive to grow and improve both personally and professionally.

• Assert ideas in supportive, positive, and tactful ways.

• Develop well-informed opinions while remaining open-minded and suspending judgment.

• Be compassionate, fair, trustworthy, and collaborative.


Students are expected to engage in 6-8 hours of Wesustain-related experiences per week (includes 4-6 hours of face time, plus up to 2 hours of reading, journal writing, and active reflection). Activities will vary from week to week, and are subject to change. 


• Engage in 6-8 hours of Wesustain-related experiences per week. 

• Complete entrance and exit surveys.

• Attend a minimum of 10 out of 12 prearranged internship meetings.

• Participate in the internship orientation and Leaders Uplugged backpacking trip. 

• Attend 2 outside sustainability themed events or lectures (e.g. special event, SSG informational session, Sustainable Business Forum meeting, Green Drinks, WildOnes volunteer training, etc).

• Complete one independent job shadow of an OfS or WMU campus initiative.

• Schedule and attend a one-on-one mid-semester meeting with the Internship Leader.

• Deliver one sustainability-related presentation on campus.

• Follow all other stated requirements of the Wesustain Internship Program.


Over the course of the semester, students will receive a $500 total stipend (pre-tax) that will be dispersed in portions biweekly (approximately $70 per pay period). Students are expected to meet OfS employee standards and the Wesustain Internship completion requirements. Failure to follow program expectations may result in stipend deductions. 


Applications can be obtained by visiting the OfS or online ( Completed applications must be submitted in hardcopy to the OfS or electronically via e-mail ( by the candidate no later than 5 PM on December 1, 2014. The OfS is located at the corner of Howard St and W Michigan Ave. 


Month Date Activity Time 

December 1 Wesustain Internship applications due 5 PM 

13 Winter commencement 12 PM

January 13 Spring classes begin 8 AM 

16 Internship kick-off / OfS tour 5:30 PM 

19 Martin Luther King Day 8 AM 

31-1 Spring retreat 2 PM

February 6 Social justice facilitated discussion 2 PM 

13 Leadership development 1 PM 

21 Gibbs house work day 9 AM 

27 JBS Packerland tour 1 PM

March 5 Zero waste WMU 6 PM 

9-13 Spring break 

20 Localization 1 PM 

30-3 Sustainability career development 

April 11 Naturalist walk 5 PM 

17 Alternative transportation 3 PM 

24 Case study and leadership panel 1 PM 

27-1 Final exam week 

May 3-8 Leaders Unplugged backpacking trip 



Turn in applications to the Office for Sustainability at 2529 W Michigan Ave or

If you would like an application to turn in, please email to receive the application packet.

Job Post: Personal CFI/Pilot


- Location - KGYY

- Aircraft - Cirrus SR22T G3 - Avidyne

- CFI - I have soloed and I am in need of a CFI to assist through the practical private pilot and IFR certifications

- This pilot would continue to fly with me after certification as my co-pilot. 

- I use my aircraft for both personal and business travel

- Oversee maintenance of aircraft and flight planning

- Salaried position 

- Candidates must have practical cross country experience and be proficient on the SR22T

- II a plus

Please contact James Shondel


Internship: Fleet Maintenance Internship


College of Aviation 

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic Internship 

Job Title: Aircraft Fleet Maintenance Student Intern 

Hours: Based on availability & class schedule 

Pay: Hourly rate (TBD) 

Duration: 16 weeks during Spring or Summer semesters 

Major Duties (but not limited to): 

 Assist fleet mechanics in scheduled and non-scheduled inspection and repair of flight training aircraft. 

 Assist aircraft maintenance managers and supervisors in all realms of maintenance shop organization. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

 Junior status or higher pursuing a degree in Aviation Maintenance with the intention of obtaining an Airframe & Powerplant license. 

 Must be enrolled in classes at WMU throughout internship term. 

 Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). 

Email resume, include expected graduation date and cover letter to Jonathan Dennis, Lead Mechanic for W.M.U.’s College of Aviation. Call 964-7318 with any questions. 

Email addresses: 

Application Period: November 7 - 13, 2014 

Job Post: Curtiss Aero


CURTISS AERO (Cirrus CFI/PIC & Citation SIC - Connecticut) 81 Kenosia Ave., Danbury, CT 06810

Curtiss Aero Inc. is a growing aircraft service and management company based in Danbury, CT. We’re seeking a bright, motivated and experienced CFI for a full-time pilot and management role.

The position includes instructing, providing pilot services and managerial tasks. Flying will be as an instructor and PIC in Cirrus aircraft and as an SIC in a Citation Jet.

This right individual will oversee the flight school with scheduling, computer data entry and marketing as well as participate in the overall growth of the company.

Employees work in a collaborative environment. We’re a company with rapid growth plans that seeks A-players to help us achieve our goals. Pay may include base and productivity incentives; commensurate with experience; expect 400-600 hours a year.

• 700 hours total time
• 100 hours Cirrus time preferred
• 100 hours in last six months
• Leadership experience in operational role preferred • Ins
tructor experience

• Commercial pilot certificate required • First or Second class medical required • CFI, CFII required; MEI preferred
• Bachelor’s degree preferred

Job Description:
• Primary Instructor and Lead pilot for Cirrus pilot services contracts
• Oversee flight school operations
• Safe and efficient completion of flights
• Strong organizational skills
• Accept additional duties and projects as assigned by the DO, CP or company principles

Core Skills: • Strong communication skills needed to interface with high-level customers and representatives • Ability to represent company in a positive manner with internal and external clients • Ability to use own judgment and initiatives in problem resolution.

Additional Information: Position is located in Danbury, CT, with some responsibilities in Bridgeport, CT. Candidates will be required to complete a background check, to include: prior employment verification, education verification, residency status, criminal background check, drug screening, and motor vehicle records check. No third party applications will be considered

Curtiss Aero is a growing aircraft management company and joining our team can create big opportunities for the right candidate. 

Job Post: 175th Wing-Maryland Air National Guard


A-10C Pilot Hiring
175th Wing
Maryland Air National Guard

The 104th Fighter Squadron is holding a Undergraduate Pilot Training hiring board on 10 January 2015. 

-Applications are due NLT 20 Nov 2014.

- Contact Capt Jon “CLIFFY” Alberts for more information and how to apply.

  410-918-6422 /


Enter UPT before age 30

Good health and physical shape

College degree

Private Pilot certificate or flight experience is a plus

Job Post: USAIG


JOB TITLE                        Underwriter – GA Underwriting

POSITION SUMMARY The Underwriter will review general aviation insurance proposals to evaluate, classify, and rate personal, corporate or commercial programs, accept or reject applications, negotiate pricing and coverage and perform various administrative functions.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE                                                                                              

Describe the client, industry or technical experiences that are most preferred for the Underwriter:

  • Bachelors Degree; aviation/business related concentration preferred
  • Private pilot license with instrument rating desired.  Approximately 300 plus flight hours preferred.
  • Prior aviation industry or insurance experience desired.
  • Strong analytical and advanced mathematical proficiency preferred.
  • Strong computer skills required.  Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access desired.

The following are the primary accountabilities of the position.  They define the scope, technical complexity, business acumen and leadership aspects of the job:

  • Examine documents such as applications and inspection reports to analyze risk factors relating to the aircraft, factors such as applicant’s use of aircraft, pilots and airports, financial standing, accident experience, and value and condition of aircraft.
  • Review company records to determine amount of insurance in force on single risk or group of closely related risks, and evaluate possibility of losses due to catastrophe.
  • Communicate with clients and brokers, insurance or inspection companies to obtain information, quote rates, or explain company underwriting policies.
  • Design customized insurance programs based upon risk assessment.
  • Decline undesirable risks based upon company designated criteria.
  • Create underwriting reports utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and data base software programs.
  • Initiate administrative processes such as generation of quotes, binders, invoices and insurance policies.
  • Create and maintain strong internal and external client relations.
  • Perform miscellaneous projects and administrative functions as assigned.

Successful Underwriters demonstrate the following behaviors and competencies:

  • High quality customer service support
  • Excellent interpersonal and client relationship skills
  • Strong communication skills including solid presentation skills
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Independent thinker, self motivated and detail oriented
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and decision making
  • Good organization skills, ability to prioritize and handle various projects with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work well under time constraints and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Attainment of insurance agent’s license and ability to meet continuing education requirements
  • Flexibility to travel (some overnight travel); sometimes with short notice
  • Willingness to take professional development, insurance and aviation related courses

Unique challenges of the Underwriter include:

  • Maintaining underwriting profitability while adhering to corporate guidelines related to underwriting discipline and simultaneously endeavoring to meet clients’ needs.
  • Delivering a difficult message without damaging the relationship.
  • Staying abreast of changes in the marketplace.

Recommended developmental skills and accomplishments for an Underwriter to achieve while in this role include:

Technical Skills Development

  • Property and Liability Insurance Principles – INS 21
  • Class in Intro to Aviation Insurance – AIA
  • Courses toward Certified Aviation Insurance Professional (CAIP), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation
  • Introduction to Business Law course
  • AICPCU Insurance Financial Dynamics - Measuring Insurance Industry and Company Performance on line course
  • AICPCU Risk Assessment – Understanding Risk Management and Establishing a Risk Management Program on line course
  • AICPCU Risk Assessment – Understanding the Risk Management Process on line course
  • Private pilot or more advanced rating
  • Agent’s license and supporting courses

Professional Skills Development

  • Effective communication skills - internally and externally
  • Customer service skills
  • Relationship management skills
  • Public speaking/presentation skills(oral and written)
  • Sales skills
  • Negotiation skills

Management Skills Development

  • Performance management training
  • Leadership development
  • Coaching and delegation training

Potential career steps after a period of sustained achievement as an Underwriter include:

  • Senior Underwriter
  • Assistant Underwriting Branch Manager
Position is located at USAIG's Eastern Branch in New York City.  Starting date for this position is early 2015.
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