• Reporting & Analysis - Safety & Security Intern - Summer 2019

    Post Begin Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2018 8:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Employment Type
    08-Safety & Security
  • Overview


    We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.




    The Intern will support the Safety Information Management Systems (SIMS) Team with generation of technology requirements, database management and interfacing with the Technology Department.


    The Intern may be responsible for projects related to, but not limited to:

    • The support and implementation of the Safety Management System at Southwest Airlines through data analysis and procedure development.
    • Researching and collecting data from a variety of resources to meet standard and ad hoc analysis.
    • Providing trending, forecasting, reporting and visualization of Safety, operational and financial data to leadership
    • Assisting with the development and acceptance testing of existing Safety and Security software, including audit management tools and cloud-based risk management solutions.
    • Performing analysis and research to define project goals, reporting infrastructure and products/projects.
    • Use problem solving skills to research, analyze and recommend alternative actions for problem resolution.

    Familiarity with Safety data, programs and regulations is preferred.




    High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.


    Must be at least 18 years of age.


    Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.




    Progress towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a major in Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Management Science, Computer Science, Safety or related degree required.


    Minimum sophomore level


    Must be enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours for undergraduates) when application is submitted


    Maintained 2.75 or above cumulative GPA




    Participation in industry related organizations and clubs preferred


    Project management experience preferred


    Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint


    Prior analytical experience (data analysis/reporting) or database management experience required


    Related Safety or Security experience preferred (i.e. previous internship or work experience)




    Must meet confidentiality expectations as to confidential, proprietary, and sensitive company information


    Excellent communication skills and attention to details required


    Strong database management skills preferred (QuickBase, Access, Excel, or similar)


    Experience with SQL preferred


    Basic understanding of root cause and/or trend analysis


    Experience with data visualization software (such as Tableau) and statistical software (such as R) preferred.


    Demonstrates creativity by using technology to improve the effectiveness established processes, increase efficiencies, and quickly complete work objectives


    Ability to stay organized and manage multiple and concurrent assignments


    Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as a part of a Team


    Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines


    Works well in a culture that is open, direct, respectful, courteous and compassionate


    Quick learner, self-motivated, team oriented, with a sense of humor.


    Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines







    Unofficial transcript.


    “Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author.)


    Letters of Recommendation.


    Copies of any applicable certificates or licenses (FAA, etc).


    Examples of a work product within your field of study.




    Full-time/40 hours per week




    $15.00 per hour + flight privileges


    This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.


    All students must apply online at careers.southwestair.com


    Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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