Delta Air Lines - Engine Maintenance Internship

Scholarship Description

Delta Air Lines would like to extend a Summer Internship (13 weeks) opportunity to a student currently enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program in business management or industrial engineering. In addition to an internship position, the recipient will receive a trip to the Annual International Women in Aviation Conference (includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and conference registration). Applicants must be full-time students at the junior or senior level with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. Lodging accommodations will not be provided for the duration of the 13-week internship.

The technical services intern reports to the project leader-engine maintenance. Responsibilities include but are not limited to creating presentations, process improvements, developing business plans, understanding finance and our cost structure, coordination of meetings, and analyzing data and metrics. You will participate in and assist the management team in developing long-term and short-term goals in support of engine maintenance production. You will also have the opportunity to work with both internal and external customers from all levels of management. You must practice safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.


- Create and report metrics in Excel and PowerPoint.
- Work closely with the engine maintenance management team to provide them solutions to data based on industry trends that are developing worldwide.
- Develop and implement changes in our production strategy based on business demands.
- Use FAA, OSHA, and EPA regulations and Delta policy requirements to assist the shops in meeting their production goals.


- Knowledge of basic PC skills and Microsoft Office software suite required.
- Good technical writing and oral communication skills required.
- Must be capable of working in a team environment to creatively solve technical problems.
- Must have the ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision.
- Strong ability to work within a team environment to creatively solve technical problems and implement change.
- Must develop both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well-being.

Compensation is paid to interns based on the following guidelines: junior-at least 60 semester hours in college completed-$2,253 per month ($15/hour); senior-at least 90 semester hours in college completed-$2,947 per month ($17/hour).

Note: Students must be currently enrolled in school to participate in the internship program.

In addition to all WAI requirements, interested applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter detailing their qualifications. Applicants should list academic honors, scholarships, awards, and special achievements.

(Scholarship value $12,000)

Submission Requirements:

Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation, International and may apply for no more than two scholarships. Internships are not included in the two per member scholarship limit. All application materials can be submitted in the same envelope. These requirements are the minimum for all scholarships unless otherwise indicated. Some scholarships may require additional information, please read the description thoroughly to make sure you meet all requirements.

For each scholarship include three stapled (no folders) complete application sets (one original and two copies) of the following information:

Official WAI application form
Two one-page recommendation letters (originals - no photocopies)
Typed, descriptive 500-word essay
Professional résumé
Copies of all aviation and medical certificates and the last three pages of your pilot logbook (if applicable)

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award:

Max Award: 12,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Women in Aviation, International
WAI Scholarships 3647 State Route 503 South
West Alexandria, OH 45381

Contact Person: Donna Wallace

Phone: 937-839-4647

Fax: 937