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.
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 15 - August 4, 2023.
Take a look at some of the bright faces of young leaders that have participated in the IAA summer internship program over the years.
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Corporate Work Study Program
Through the Providence Cristo Rey College & Career Preparatory High School and its innovative Corporate Work Study Program, high school students are placed with local companies to prepare for the demands of the growing knowledge-based economy.
Connect to Indy
These various organizations are committed to building and connecting Indy's young leaders. Click the boxes to learn more.
Indyfluence is committed to giving interns like you an unforgettable experience and a behind-the-scenes look into the Indy region.
Life in Indy
The Indianapolis region is a place where creators and doers come together to inspire progress and discover solutions.
Indy Like A Local
See Indy through the eyes of those who are shaping the city with local thought leaders and cultural icons.
IndyHub represents and advocates on behalf of the largest network of 20- and 30-somethings in Indianapolis.
Aims to educate, inspire, and mobilize a diverse pipeline of community leaders to serve and strengthen Indy.
Indianapolis Urban League is concerned about disadvantaged communities and committed to taking positive action.
Young Professionals of Central Indiana
Connecting emerging young leaders through professional development and networking to provide Central Indiana with its next generation of leaders.