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 Ground Operations Team supports our Customer’s journey from the time they arrive at the airport, all the way until the Customers deplane and their bags are unloaded.
The Safety Team works with both above wing and below wing activities to ensure all operations are performed in safe and complaint way.
The Safety, Standards, and Compliance Intern(s) will assist this department with a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a fulltime student at time of application (minimum of 12 credit hours)
Minimum of Sophomore level by hours (30+) at the start of the internship
Minimum of a 2.75 or above cumulative GPA
Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986
Progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management, Aeronautical based degree emphasizing on Safety and Regulatory Compliance required.
Previous internship with an airline in their Ground Ops team preferred.
Must have working experience gained through either academic projects or internships with Tableau.
Must have working experience gained through either academic projects or internships with Quickbase.
Experience with Pivot Tables, Vlookup in Excel required.
Experience and knowledge of FAA’s Air Transportation Oversight System (ATOS) preferred.
Experience in root cause and trend analysis preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Safety Management Systems (SMS) preferred
Knowledge of OSHA and DOT preferred
Knowledge of Deice/Anti-icing of aircraft and/or regulatory requirements preferred.
Aviation Safety or Regulatory Compliance experience (i.e. organizations, previous internship, or work experience within the past 12 months preferred).
Self-starter, critical thinker and innovator of ideas that could lower cost and increase value for SWA
Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines
Problem solving ability with strong written/verbal communications skills
Ability to work independently and willingness to function as part of a Team
PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):
“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author.)
Letters of Recommendation.
Full-time - 40 hours per week
$15.00 per hour + flight privileges
This Internship 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.