United Airlines Intern - Flight Operations, Technology (Spring 2019) in Chicago, Illinois

Job overview and responsibilities

The position of Flight Deck Technology Intern will allow an individual to participate in the development and implementation of new and current technology used in United Airlines flight decks.

  • Assist in EFB software/hardware development, real time testing of Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) software/hardware on board aircraft, in-flight Wi-Fi testing, and new EFB product development.

  • Participation at industry related conferences and monthly Flight Standards meetings held at the United Airlines Flight Training Center.

  • Supporting the EFB Managers and staff as required with operational duties. These tasks support the pilot group by maintaining inventory of EFB mounts within the flight deck, EFB accessories, and EFB hardware.

This position is a great opportunity for an individual to contribute in the continuing effort of providing United Airlines pilots with the most advanced flight deck technology for the safety and reliability of the airline. This is a great opportunity to work with a variety of departments within the company as the EFB is an integral part of our pilots’ lives and job functions every day.


  • Enrollment in Bachelor Degree Course in accredited Aviation, Aviation administration/management, Business Technology, or related discipline

  • Private Pilot License

  • Background in Aeronautical Sciences

  • Technical Skills in Microsoft Office

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

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

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


  • Commercial Pilots License

  • Bachelor Degree in accredited aviation, aviation administration/management, or related discipline

  • MBA Student

  • Continuous Improvement/Project Management Experience

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

Division: 65 Flight Operations

Function: Intern - MBA & Undergrad

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled