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Something Bigger

American Airlines
Student Opportunities

Propel your career and join our team at American Airlines. We offer a range of opportunities that will help you soar, providing you with the tools and skills to become the best leader you can be. If you enjoy a challenge, making an impact, and networking with industry-leading professionals, then take your journey to the skies because American Airlines is the start of a new adventure.


What can a career at American Airlines Offer You?


  • Real-world experience in the aviation industry
  • Exposure to industry leaders
  • Meaningful work and skills development
  • Networking events
  • 10 days of travel immediately after internship completion to explore the world
  • Employee Business Resource Groups (EBRGs)


  • Juniors and Seniors from an accredited 4-year university
  • Those who are in good academic standing
  • Those who take initiative
  • Strong communicators
  • Aspiring leaders
  • Students with a passion for the airline and travel industry
  • Individuals who value diverse perspectives
  • Team players

Departments we support

  • Airport Hub Administration
  • Cargo
  • Customer Planning & Analysis
  • Finance
  • Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Revenue Management
  • Sales & Marketing


Campus Recruiting Timeline


Yes, this is a paid internship.

Yes, as a valued American Airlines team member, you are eligible for travel privileges for you and members of your immediate family. Upon a successful completion of your internship, you receive 10 days of extended travel.

For eligible candidates, yes. It is paid within 30 days of your start date.

Yes, the majority of internships are full-time (40 hours/week) during the Summer.

No, American offers a relocation stipend, but does not provide housing.

Yes, we strive to hire as many successful interns as we can.

Recruiting starts in September with campus visits.



American has the youngest fleet of the U.S. global network carriers.


In 2020, team members volunteered more than 134,000 hours through our Do Crew volunteer program.


American offers more aircraft with high-speed Wi-Fi than any other carrier.

Privacy Policy for American Airlines Job Applicants: External Applicants Only ("Privacy Policy")


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge,(b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Accessibility Policy

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to

In order to quickly respond to your request, please include the words "Accommodation Request" as the subject line on your email.

You can download a printable form here.