Applications due by February 12 for high school summer internships and K-12 educator externships

Textron Aviation is now seeking applicants for our highly sought-after high school summer internships. These exclusive internships are designed to provide young minds with hands-on experience and exposure to diverse skills within the aviation industry. We invite students between the ages of 16 and 19 to embrace this exceptional opportunity to explore potential career pathways and gain a competitive edge. 

Our six-week internship program is an immersive journey that grants participants unparalleled access to the dynamic world of aviation. Running from June 3 through July 12, this extraordinary program offers an ideal platform for students to explore their interests and aptitudes, while learning from seasoned professionals and contributing meaningfully to real-world projects. To ensure an enriching experience for all, our internships are paid part-time positions, enabling students to both earn and learn simultaneously. We provide encouragement, training and support to participants. 

High School Summer Internships

In addition to gaining valuable industry insights, our summer interns become an integral part of our diverse aviation ecosystem. From piloting to engineering, manufacturing to customer service, the possibilities for exploration are boundless. Previous interns have relished opportunities to work on live projects, collaborate with experts, and witness the inner workings of our state-of-the-art facilities. Whether their passion lies in aircraft maintenance, avionics, or flight operations, each intern is guaranteed an experience tailored to their unique interests and aspirations. Applications are due by February 12.  

Externship opportunities for educators

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To further support our community's educators, Textron Aviation also offers K-12 educator externships in Wichita, KS. These externships provide an opportunity for educators to gain valuable insights into the aviation industry and explore potential career pathways. The externships are scheduled June 10-14 and July 15-19. Applications are due by February 12. Educators will have the chance to collaborate with industry professionals, participate in hands-on activities, and learn about the latest advancements in aviation technology. These externships aim to inspire and empower educators, enabling them to bring real-world experiences and knowledge back to their classrooms. 

By offering these internships and externships, Textron Aviation is committed to fostering a skilled workforce and encouraging young individuals to explore and pursue careers in aviation. With a focus on practical experience and mentorship, these programs provide a valuable platform for students and educators to gain insights into the industry, develop their skills, and contribute to the advancement of aviation. 


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