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Job Post: 171st Air Refueling Squadron, MI ANG



FROM: 171st Air Refueling Squadron, MI ANG

SUBJECT:  Pilot Selection Board

1.  Thank you for your interest in the 171st Air Refueling Squadron and the Michigan Air National Guard.  We anticipate that our next Undergraduate Pilot Selection Board will be held February 2015, for fiscal year 2016/2017 UPT slots. The application deadline is January 11, 2015. Age requirements state that you must not be older than 30 on the day you start UPT. If you are selected for an interview, I will contact you.  Otherwise, I will hold your application information for two years in case there is an additional need for pilot candidates.  Resume updates will be accepted and filed with any previous information.

2.  The following documentation is required for a complete package. Please attach the required documentation together using a paper clip and place in folder. Please do not bind application packages, or put in plastic sheets.

a. Letter of Intent

b. Resume

c. College Transcripts (official or unofficial)

d. Copy of the Air Force Officers Qualification Test (AFOQT) and TBAS scores. If you have yet to complete these exams, please contact 127th Wing Recruiting at (586) 239-2485 to schedule.

e. Letters of Recommendation (3 minimum)

f. Copy of Pilot License (front and back)

g. Have you ever been involved in an FAA accident/incident or have you ever received an FAA violation?

h. Copy of last page of logbook

3.  Please send the above information to the following address:
171st Air Refueling Squadron
Attn. Maj Donald W. Davenport
29180 Wilbur Wright Blvd Bldg 17
Selfridge ANGB, MI  48045

4.  Should you be selected for an interview, it is important to understand that the process is very competitive.  You will have a very little time to sell yourself.  It is in your best interest to visit the Squadron and let us get the chance to know you, as well as to familiarize yourself with our mission.

5.  To schedule a visit, or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (586) 239-6302 or DSN 273-6302.

Job Post: Duncan Aviation


Job Title: Avionics Installations Specialist

Department: BTL Avionics Install

Job Description: As an entry level Avionics Installations Specialist at Duncan Aviation you will have an opportunity to apply your skills and experience to perform installation, troubleshooting and repair of aircraft wiring and avionics systems using various hand tools and test equipment. Under close supervision, the Wiring Specialist:

  1. Performs basic routing of wiring throughout aircraft and connecting wiring to accessories such as relays, circuit breakers, connectors and switches. Learns and performs preparation and pinning of new system terminations per manufacturer specifications, Duncan Aviation approved procedure, and FARs.

  2. Performs wire marking, bundling, and pre-pinning systems to be installed.

  3. Disassembles and reassembles aircraft interior, instrument panels, and avionics equipment bays prior to and/or following the installation of wiring and/or repair of avionics systems, using proper handling and storage techniques. Properly document all removal and installation of aircraft parts and accessories according to Installation approved procedures.

  4. Performs basic wiring checks with assistance from higher level technicians to ensure functionality of wiring installations.

  5. With assistance from experienced technicians, performs, basic troubleshooting skills and reports problems to a senior technician.

  6. With assistance, documents completed work on the work order and maintenance of Technician Training Log.


  • High School graduate or equivalent required.
  • One year related avionics or electronics experience or education required.
  • Formal aviation or avionics training required.
  • Airframe license and/or NCATT certification preferred.
Employment Type: Full time - Regular
Shift: Monday - Friday: 3:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Minimum starting pay: Dependent on qualifications
City: Battle Creek
State: Michigan

Please note:  If you already have a profile in our system and you click, "Apply/Create Profile," your existing profile will automatically be submitted for consideration on that opening.  If you do not have a profile, you will be prompted to create one.

Click here for more information or to apply.

Job Post: Skywest Airlines


Meet With SkyWest Recruiters!

SkyWest Airlines will be meeting with aviation students and instructors who are interested in more information, and holding pilot interviews for those who are qualified at the Detroit Metro Airport Marriott (30559 Flynn Dr. Romulus, MI 48174) beginning at 10 a.m. on December 13th, 2014. If you’re interested in attending, please fill out an application for the first officer position at, and bring your resume and log books to the event.

About SkyWest

SkyWest Airlines is committed to being the Airline of Choice, the Employer of Choice and the Investment of Choice, and we are continually working to improve the quality of life of our pilots:

Live Where You Work: SkyWest currently has pilots based in 15 domiciles around the country, including some in your area.

Top-Tier Pay Scale: SkyWest pilots enjoy a pay scale that is at or near the top of the industry.

Multi-Engine Time: Recently lowered multi-engine time requirement from 50 hours to 25 hours.

Unmatched Culture: We understand and value the priceless commodity of time. We respect every individual’s quality of life, and are committed to promoting dignity and trust in all we do.



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SkyWest Airlines serves destinations throughout North America through partnerships with the world’s largest network carriers including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. With nearly 2,000 daily flights and a fleet of 350 aircraft, SkyWest is an industry leading airline and one of the largest regional airlines in the world.

SkyWest is a committed equal opportunity employer.

Internship: International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation (ISTAT Foundation)


The ISTAT Foundation was founded to provide funds for scholarships, educational programs and grants to qualified individuals and institutions that promote the advancement of commercial aviation and humanitarianism.

Through its Internship Program, the ISTAT Foundation seeks to assist in the development and education of aviation focused college students with aspirations to become a professional within the industry. Acting as an intermediary, the ISTAT Internship Program helps in matching qualified students with internship opportunities at ISTAT member companies. Some of the benefits that selected students will receive include:

  • Stipend to offset the students housing and or travel expenses.

  • Real world, practical experience working for industry leading companies in the aviation finance, leasing, trading, manufacturing and repair sector.

  • Career development

  • Ability for the student to build a network of industry professionals

  • Application of classroom knowledge in a work setting. 

Follow the link to for further information and interested students may visit the ISTAT Internship web portal to view the posted opportunities:

After completing a short application the students will see eligible employers and positions from around the globe.  If an employer selects a student through the system they will be eligible for the stipend in addition to a salary from the employer. We would encourage students to apply as soon as possible for summer 2014 internships.

Job Post: PSA Airlines

Now Hiring

Seeking Candidates for 15 Open Positions

  • First Officers

  • Ground Instructors

  • Maintenance Planner

  • A&P

  • Flight Attendants

  • More at

Upcoming Recruiting Events
Flight Attendants Knoxville Interview Sessions
December 4, 2014

Knoxville, Tennessee

Flight Attendants Dayton Interview Sessions
December 12, 2014

Dayton, Ohio

Pilots NGPA
January 22, 2015

Palm Springs, CA

Pilots WIA Career Fair
March 4, 2015

Dallas, TX

Make sure to stay up to date on PSA’s hiring! Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn and check the PSA Job Board often. Share opportunities with qualified friends!

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

Careers/College Programs/Search/Intern – Line Operations

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.

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