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Aviation Management Co-Op

Aviation Management Co-Op

Date:  Sep 8, 2021

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Charlotte, NC; Tulsa, OK
Requisition ID: 48121 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

Our Technical Operations team is at the very core of keeping our aircraft flying safely and the Cooperative Education Program offers opportunities to work with experienced professionals and complete meaningful projects that will be impactiful to your career development.

What you'll do

Commitment: 6-7-month term January-August or June-December

Locations: Technical Operations Facilities in Tulsa, OK, Charlotte, NC, and Fort Worth, TX


Entry level duties within our Technical Operations team in one of the following organizations:

  •          Publications – publish and maintain aircraft manuals and documentation covering repair and troubleshooting of the American fleet
  •          Quality Assurance – operation oversight via audits, evaluation of systems and analysis of performance data
  •          Programs – schedule and release detailed work instructions
  •          Configuration Management and Control – manages parts/equipment installed on all aircraft

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate aerospace degree program.  Preferences are given to individuals with majors in:  Aviation Management, Aerospace Administration & Operations, Aerospace Logistics, Technical Services Management or Professional Pilot.
  • A minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5.
  • Eligibility to work permanently in the United States.
  • Passing of a drug screen and background check provided by AA.


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Successful completion of sophomore year or approximately 60 hours towards a Bachelor Degree is preferred.

  • Availability for two work cycles (or at least 3 semesters) is preferred.

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Charlotte, NC; Tulsa, OK
Requisition ID: 48121 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Manager, Aerospace, Quality Assurance, Management, Aviation, Technology, Entry Level

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