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EAA Internships

The EAA Internship Program encourages, recognizes and supports excellence among EAA members pursuing aviation and aviation-related careers.

SCHOLARSHIP DONORS

If you, or someone you know, is interested in supporting the EAA Internship program. EAA Scholarships or EAA Air Academy Grant program, please call 800-236-1025 or e-mail
development@eaa.org.


INTERNSHIP APPLICANTS

Applicants must be willing to provide support for EAA and the EAA Air Academy youth programs. Duties for interns may range from assisting in research and filing in the Boeing Aeronautical Library to moving and securing aircraft and minor maintenance of buildings, grounds and aircraft.

The EAA Internship program offers a direct benefit to current EAA members. Individual or student members must be current, active members from the date of the internship application through the date it is awarded.

Listing of EAA Internship/Work Experience Programs

EAA Work Experience – Daher-Socata Internship - 2 Interns
Deadline for application – Annually, February 28


Daher-Socata has created an internship fund for two young students (one male, one female), college junior or seniors, intending to pursue a career in aviation. The internship will provide an opportunity for each young person to visit France for an internship of five weeks duration in June and July. They will work at an Daher-Socata facility and be exposed to a variety of aviation disciplines. Each award winner will conclude their summer by attending a week-long session of the EAA Advanced Air Academy in Oshkosh, providing mentorship opportunities to young people aged 16-18 who are participating in the camp. This will include an opportunity to visit and experience the world’s greatest aviation celebration, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
Round-trip transportation will be provided from the USA to France, as well as local transportation in France and accommodations in the homes of Daher-Socata staff members. The scholarship also includes round-trip transportation to AirVenture in Oshkosh, local transportation and accommodations at the EAA Air Academy.
Knowledge of French would enhance the experience but is not an absolute requirement. Applicants must be in full-time education and able to demonstrate an interest in aeronautical career - engineering, marketing, manufacturing, or other areas focused on aviation. Applicants must be US or Canadian citizens and able to obtain their own passport. They should also be flexible and adaptable to living in an environment and culture that may be different from their own.


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EAA Air Academy Internships


Applications are no longer being accepted for 2014 internships.

Cliff Robertson Work Experience Program – Ages 16 or 17 years old

Two internships will provide the opportunity to work in the EAA AirVenture Museum, historic Pioneer Airport, EAA Air Academy, and at EAA AirVenture, the world’s premier aviation event. Assistance at all EAA Air Academy programs is a requirement of this program. This position requires the ability to deal effectively, tactfully and pleasantly with volunteers, staff, program participants and Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written skills and the ability to work independently and in groups are required. Funded by James C. Ray and the Ray Foundation.

Cliff Robertson Work Experience Program – Certified Flight Instructor

The third Cliff Robertson Work Experience participant must be a current and competent CFI. The primary role will be that of instructor and mentor for all EAA Air Academy summer youth programs. This position requires the ability to deal effectively, tactfully and pleasantly with volunteers, staff, program participants and Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written skills and the ability to work independently and in groups are required. Funded by James C. Ray and the Ray Foundatio

Doolittle Raiders Internship – Certified Flight Instructor

The primary role will be to serve as an instructor and mentor at all EAA Air Academy summer youth programs. The Doolittle Raiders intern must be a current and competent CFI. This position requires the ability to deal effectively, tactfully and pleasantly with volunteers, staff, program participants and Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written skills and the ability to work independently and in groups are required.. Funded by an endowment from the survivors of the original 80 participants in the epic WWII air raid on Tokyo, Japan.

Women Airforce Service Pilots (W.A.S.P.) Internship

This internship provides opportunities for women’s aviation studies. The primary role of the WASP intern will be to work with the EAA Air Academy summer youth programs. Participants may receive ground and flight instruction. Ongoing goals of the program focus on women’s aviation accomplishments in the past and present, as well as encouraging future female leadership in the field. These goals are accomplished as the interns research and prepare presentations for EAA Air Academy participants on the roles women have played in aviation. This position requires the ability to deal effectively, tactfully and pleasantly with volunteers, staff, program participants and Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written skills and the ability to work independently and in groups are required. Interns must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the internship. Funded by the Women Airforce Service Pilots, WWII, Inc., its individual members and other interested parties.

EAA Museum Internships


Applications are no longer being accepted for 2014 internships.

Timken Aviation Studies Internships
These internships provide for college-level interns to study the role of women in the past, present and future of aviation. The internships are attached to the EAA AirVenture Museum. Projects will vary, but in the past have included historical research and presentation, oral history projects and projects leading to exhibit content in the museum. Ideally, interns should aspire to be future professionals in the aviation industry. This position requires the ability to deal effectively, tactfully and pleasantly with volunteers, staff, program participants and Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written skills and the ability to work independently and in groups are required. Funded by the Louise H. Timken "Young Women in Aviation" endowment.

EAA AirVenture Museum - Wittman Aviation Studies Internship

The primary role for the Wittman Aviation Studies Intern will be to work with the collections department of the EAA AirVenture Museum. The work will be in support of the museum’s artifact management program and is suitable for a person with curatorial work. Duties may include cataloging, moving, and researching artifacts in the museum collection. This position requires the ability to deal effectively, tactfully and pleasantly with volunteers, staff, program participants and Museum visitors. Strong verbal and written skills and the ability to work independently and in groups are required. Interns must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the internship. Funded by an endowment from the estate of Steve and Paula Wittman.


Check out all of the EAA opportunities at
www.eaa.org/careers.

Questions should be directed to hr@eaa.org.

EAA Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 3086
Oshkosh, WI 54903-3086
Phone: 920-426-4800 
E-mail:
hr@eaa.org


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