United Airlines Intern - Airport Operations (Part-Time - Spring 2018) in Chicago, Illinois

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Department overview

Airport Operations

The Airport Operations department keeps operations at our airports running smoothly through planning, organization and supervision.

Job overview and responsibilities

  • This may include one or more of the following: strategy, innovation and process improvement initiatives, performance analysis and data visualization, baggage performance, change management, safety and regulatory compliance, and station operations planning

  • Serve as an internal consultant, providing business analyses to management of various operating divisions on challenges and opportunities facing the airline

  • Potential assignments include analyzing operational performance, developing strategic plans, establishing performance metrics, and working with company organizations to analyze growth opportunities

  • Interns are also responsible for studying organizational changes, communications, information flow, integrated production methods, and gathering and organizing information regarding problems and procedures

  • They analyze information gathered, interpret data from various sources, and consider available solutions or alternative methods of proceeding, as may be required

  • Intern can expect to work up to 20% onsite, with the ability to work up to 80% remote


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Applicant must be a current undergraduate student

  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Strong quantitative and problem solving skills

  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to adapt to a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

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  • Ability to work up to 20 hours per week (hours are flexible to student's schedule)

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 62 Airport Operations

Function: Intern - MBA & Undergrad

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled