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IAA Internship Program

The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is made up of an award-winning, innovative team focused on achieving excellence. IAA staff represent a high-performing culture that fosters world-class service to enhance the community. Whether that's the traveling public or the Central Indiana community, our employees are "One of a KIND!" That mindset extends to our interns, and we're always looking for young leaders to join us for our summer internship program.

This year’s summer internship program runs from May 13 – August 2, 2024. Submit your application by April 12 for consideration.

Award-Winning Internship Program

The IAA was named Indiana INTERNnet's 2020 Not-For-Profit Employer of the Year at the annual IMPACT Awards, recognizing the IAA's robust internship program.

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What do I get with an IAA internship?

    • Paid summer internship program, usually 12 weeks long
    • Real-world experience within your educational pursuits and interests
    • Introduction to the aviation industry and airport management
    • Access to all levels of employees, including 1-1 time with executive leadership
    • Job shadow rotation with all departments for cross-departmental learning
    • Complete real-world projects; build your resume and portfolio
    • Attend IAA community events, including inaugural flights, public art, etc.
    • Tours of the IAA airport system and the Indianapolis International Airport (IND)
    • Access to networking events and volunteer opportunities in Indianapolis

    This year's summer internship program runs from May 13 - August 2, 2024.

    Submit your application by April 12 for consideration.

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    Additional Youth Development Opportunities

    The IAA is proud to participate in additional youth development opportunities to strengthen its workforce and interest in aviation. Click the links below to learn more.

    Modern Apprenticeship (MAP)

    Employ Indy and Ascend Indiana launched an apprenticeship model for Indy high school students to prepare them for a future in high-demand industries. This program provides work-based learning experiences.

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    Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy

    The Indy-based NAYR (National Aviation Youth Resources) Foundation provides learning opportunities for students in K-12 through STEAM - science, technology, engineering, aviation, and math programming.

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    Corporate Work Study Program

    In the Providence Cristo Rey College & Career Preparatory High School's Corporate Work Study Program, high school students are placed with companies to prepare for the demands of the growing knowledge-based economy.

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    Modern Apprenticeship Program

    We're a proud employer in the Indy Modern Apprenticeship Program (MAP) helping to prepare Marion County high school students for the workforce.

    Learn more about Morgan's story and how this program helped in realizing her potential.

    Have Questions?

    For additional information on the IAA internship program, please contact Katrina by email or phone. You can also use our online contact form below.

    Katrina Davis
    Talent Acquisition Manager
    Phone: 317-487-8843

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