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Flight Operations Center Instructor Internship

The internship opportunity with the Flight Operations Center is designed to give Junior or Senior-level students, with a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) rating, the opportunity to instruct beginning flight students and learn even more about all aspects of the Westminster Aviation program.

This paid position partners an intern with a mentor instructor in order to develop instructional skills, become familiar with learning and teaching styles, and learn about what goes on "behind the scenes" of the flight operations program.

After this semester-long experience, select interns will have the opportunity to join the Westminster Flight Operations staff on a part-time or full-time basis to further develop their instructional skills and to become even better prepared for a career in the airline industry. For more information about completing a flight instructor internship with Westminster College, contact Julie Paasch, Director of Flight Education, at 801-832-2920 or jpaasch@westminstercollege.edu.

Other Aviation Internships

Internship opportunities are also available with various aviation companies and businesses, A handout designed specifically for aviation students is found here.

Please consult the Career Resource Center for more information and to sign up for Westminster's Employment Wizard.

Internship opportunities are continually being added to our program and details about internship requirements and procedures can be found on our internship site.

Aviation Career Opportunities

Industry information can be found by reviewing several online sites such as the Occupational Outlook Handbook (from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics). Other online information includes salary details for various aviation careers, aviation career overviews, and aviation aeronautics career guides, We also continually inform our students about industry and hiring trends through aviation resume workshops, career panel events, and various other professional development activities.