United Airlines Intern - Network Operations Center (Spring 2019) in Chicago, Illinois

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Network Operations overview

The Network Operations department helps us run a safe, reliable airline, and includes careers in aircraft routing and dispatching, crew scheduling, air traffic control and more.

Job overview and responsibilities

  • Long Tarmac Delay research and reporting

  • Assist in preparations and action items as part of Bi-weekly Network Review

  • Compilation and distribution of daily operational reports

  • Data analysis and reporting to support ongoing operational efficiency efforts

  • Organize, schedule, and occasionally lead tours of the NOC

  • Other duties as assigned by NOC leadership


  • Must currently be enrolled in Aviation/Aeronautical, Air Traffic, Aviation/Airport Management, and/or closely related degree program

  • Must be classified as a junior/rising senior at the time the internship begins

  • Microsoft Excel and other Office product experience

  • Public speaking/presentation skills

  • Must be analytical with attention to detail

  • Must be available for a full-time spring internship (January - April, 40 hours/week)

  • Must be willing to travel for company business if necessary

  • 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


  • Aviation/Airport Operations experience

  • Pilot or Aircraft Dispatch certificate or pursuing certification

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

Division: 28 Network Operations Control

Function: Intern - MBA & Undergrad

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled