Southwest Airlines Co.

Airport Affairs Intern - Fall 2018

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-21993
# of Openings
1
Category
Corporate
Post Ending Date
3/17/2018
Department
10-Airport Affairs

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

Airport Affairs Intern

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.

 

Southwest Airlines' Airport Affairs Team works within the Airport Affairs Department. They protect and advance Southwest’s interests by obtaining airport or real estate business solutions. The Team builds deep and wide relationships with Internal Customers and External Partners like airport directors and owners (e.g. cities, municipalities, nonprofit entities). If selected, you will work full-time as a Team Member.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Tasks for this Team include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Review of financial data including income statements and balance statements
  • Supporting lease administration work
  • Data collection analysis and reporting
  • Generate reports on information needed by various Team Members for day-to-day use
  • Attend and record information in meetings and provide recaps to the Team
  • Communicate with outside sources, vendors, Teams, and Internal/External Customers via personal contact, telephone, and written correspondence 

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required. 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

 

EDUCATION:

 

Progress towards degree with major/minor in Airport/Aviation Management, Business, Economics, Finance, or other related degree required.

Minimum junior level at start of internship.

To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a fulltime student (minimum 12 credit hours).

Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.

 

Experience/SkILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

 

  • Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as a part of a Team.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to manage time and multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to comprehend financial documents including income statements and balance sheets
  • Ability to collect and analyze data
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word).
  • Previous part-time job or internship experience preferred.
  • Involvement in campus organizations, clubs, or extracurricular activities preferred.
  • Previous Leadership positions are a plus.
  • Intern may be required to work a flexible schedule.
  • Travel may be required for this internship including multiple day stays at various event or work locations.
  • This internship may require Business Professional attire for specific events or work functions.

 

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Essay entitled, “Why Southwest Airlines” (Length determined by author)
  • Two letters of Recommendation

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • Fulltime 40 hours/week

 

PAY:

  • $15.00 per hour + flight privileges

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • This Internship is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.
  • In order to apply, you must submit your application online at southwest.com/careers.

 

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

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