Imagine receiving hands-on experience for your dream job while also gaining exposure to a wide range of other careers you didn’t even know existed. That’s just one of the many ways to describe the value of a summer internship at Textron Aviation.
More than 500 high school and college interns spent their summer at Textron Aviation, gaining knowledge about the aviation industry, taking on critical career-focused assignments, and learning about the many professional opportunities available to them in aviation.
Among the summer interns were more than 150 high school students, most from the Wichita area, who spent six weeks at the company’s headquarters as part of their paid internship. The students were assigned to business functions such as Engineering, Communications, Information Technology, Parts & Distribution, Customer Support, Product Support, Marketing, Human Resources, Sales Operations and Supply Chain. Each role gave them a chance to work closely with a mentor, learn additional skills, and gain understanding about how to thrive in their potential careers.
College internships, which lasted two months, giving more than 350 students from schools across the country, an opportunity to take on important assignments, network with members of multiple job functions, and prove themselves in their fields of expertise. Whether it was in Sales Operations, Industrial Design, Accounting or any other job within the company, the summer internship provided an on-the-job experience that continues to attract top interns from all over the country to the greater Wichita area.
Visit txtav.com/careers for more information about joining the Textron Aviation team. Applications for 2024 internships will open in January.