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Sales Intern

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Req ID: 26417

Location: Columbia Centre III (CHI-CTY1) 
Additional Locations: Chicago, IL; Ft Worth, TX; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 26417 

Job Description

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

American is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.


Over the past 5 years, American Airlines has taken delivery of over 500 new aircraft and has invested billions of dollars in new aircraft, technology, infrastructure and most importantly, in our employees. We’ve built the largest airline in the world nd are generating record-breaking profits, but we are just getting started. We are transforming our culture by focusing on validating the trust placed in us by our frontline team members and have broken ground on a brand new integrated campus where all 120,000 employees will interact and collaborate.


The Undergraduate Intern position is a developmental assignment that provides interns with real-time work projects, leadership development opportunities, as well as involvement in corporate social responsibility. Work projects involve assignments that are relevant to American’s current business needs and opportunities. Interns are afforded travel privileges enabling them to connect to the international and domestic destinations that American Airlines serves.


Responsibilites include:

  • Analysis, development, and execution of various initiatives. These initiatives include customer engagement, division performance, and marketing strategy
  • Process improvement through business needs identification, requirement information gathering, business problem definition and business process documentation
  • Competitive analysis
  • Division administration tasks
  • Support and development of client engagement events
  • Presentations to divisional leadership
  • Analysis, development, and execution of various initiatives, primarily related to our corporate and travel agency customers

Job Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects with variable timelines and sometimes very tight deadlines
  • Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to function effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Need to be a self-starter, show initiative and facilitate creative problem solving
  • Must exhibit a professional personal presentation and brand, knowledge of information systems analysis and design techniques and database management systems
  • Coursework completed or planned in Economics, Statistics, Marketing or Management

Additional Locations: Chicago, IL; Ft Worth, TX; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Phoenix, AZ
Requisition ID: 26417 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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