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Smiths Group
Government Relations Internship

Smiths Group is accepting applicants for internships at its Washington, DC Government Relations office. As an intern in this office, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks including (but not limited to) attending committee hearings, analyzing government reports and documents, performing data entry, creating presentations and company articles, doing research for members off the office, attending relevant functions, and helping out with general office work. No prior experience is necessary, however, writing and people skills, as well as a proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, are required.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for government relations experience, as well as a good resume builder.  Smiths Group internships are unpaid and are intended for the educational benefit of the intern. Hours are flexible, but looking for a minimum commitment of 12 hours per week.  Multiple candidates may be accepted. The program is open to undergraduate students. For more information and to apply for this internship, please click here.

Leigh Fisher 
Airport Facilities Planning Intern

Leigh Fisher, a global transportation management consulting firm, is seeking outstanding candidates with strong technical and quantitative skills and a passion for aviation to work on cutting-edge projects with our Airport Facility Planning practice. Potential project opportunities include:

  • Developing software tools to analyze and communicate aviation data and analyses. 
  • Working with our project teams to develop large-hub airport master plans.
  • Design and model airport runway and taxiway systems.
  • Asses impacts of transportation networking companies (Uber, Lyft) on airport ground access.
  • Conduct strategic and integrated environmental and climate change assessments. 

This is a paid internship and will based out of Burlingame, CA.  Housing and relocation assistance as not provided. To apply and see further qualifications, please click here


Burns & McDonnell 
Mechanical Engineering Intern 

Mechanical Engineering Interns are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard mechanical engineering techniques and procedures, including standard design of mechanical systems, assisting lead engineers with various project duties, etc.  Mechanical Engineering Interns in the Aviation & Federal markets should expect work regarding design of all mechanical systems for airports, aircraft maintenance hangars, and airport fueling systems.  

This position is located in Kansas City, MO.  To apply, please click here


Project Assistant (Aviation Internship)

J|D Internships are typically three months and individuals should be pursuing, at least, a Bachelors degree in one of the core education areas listed below.

J|D is seeking individuals with excellent organizational, technical, written, and verbal communication skills and who have interest in design, planning and consulting for airports and the aviation industry. Candidates should be self-motivated and have the capacity to work creatively within a highly motivated staff of consultants.

We are seeking candidates who can represent the firm with honesty and integrity. Candidate educational backgrounds should include at least one of the following, Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Aviation Management/Science, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Graphic Design, or any other related field. Our internships/Co-ops are designed to expose individuals to consulting practices.

Opportunities are available in:

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Chicago, IL

To apply, visit here.

Updated 10/25/17