Gain valuable hands-on, real-work experience. As an intern with ABIA, you're more than a student — you're a member of our team.
Internship and Fellowship Programs
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport's (ABIA) programs provide qualified candidates an opportunity to gain relevant experience in their field of study. In return, ABIA gains a fresh perspective from the next generation of leaders. ABIA offers internships for graduate, undergraduate and high school students in a variety of fields including but not limited to: Accounting, Finance, Construction Management, Engineering, Environmental, Customer Service, Safety, Security, Airport Operations, Human Resources, Public Information, Property Management, Music, Graphic Design, Maintenance and Airport Planning.
Various interactive and social activities will be available during the Intern Season to promote learning and increase exposure to various aspects of the Airport. Other events include social gatherings to give Interns a chance to meet and network. Austin-Bergstrom strives to provide an all-encompassing experience, instilling a life-long positive memory of serving the public and the Airport.
Youth Program: Part-time High School Summer Internship (Paid)
ABIA’s Youth Program provides part-time summer internship opportunities for high school students with an interest in Public Service and Aviation.
College Program: Full-Time Internships (Paid)
ABIA offers internships throughout our organization. Interns receive professional development opportunities and the opportunity to network with City of Austin Leaders. This program is designed for undergraduate students, flexible schedules to work around classes, and can last for one semester or longer depending on availability.
Post Graduate Program: Full-Time Fellowships (Paid)
Emerging professionals gain comprehensive exposure to Airport Management and the Aviation industry. Designed for individuals who have received their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within 3 years. Fellowships are either six-month or twelve-month programs, depending on availability.
This twelve-month program is designed to provide opportunities by matching selected Veteran’s skills, experiences, and career interests to those who are transitioning out of the military. Fellowships may be available in technical, professional, administrative and skilled craft positions.
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