Aviation for Women

JUL-AUG 2018

Aviation for Women is the flagship member publication of Women in Aviation International. Articles feature women who have made aviation history, professional development ideas, and current-topic articles.

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36 Aviation forWomen J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 career advancement in any job classification of corporate and/or business aviation. The award must be used toward a specific program of edu- cation. Suggested uses include flight training, dis- patcher training, maintenance training, corporate flight attendant training, and leadership training (i.e. NBA A CAM). The award cannot be used for general business course work. Scholarship will not be awarded to previous winners of WCA career scholarships within a 12-month period. Applicant must be a member of WCA and WAI. Please go to www.WCA-Intl.org/scholarships to complete the online scholarship application. (Scholarship value $2,000) A v i a t i o n M a n a g e m e n t S c h o l a r s h i p s Delta Air Lines Aviation Maintenance Management/Aviation Business Management Scholarship Delta Air Lines will award a $5,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in an associate or bacca- laureate degree in aviation maintenance manage- ment or aviaƟon business management. In addiƟon to the $5,000 scholarship, the recipient will receive a trip to the 30th Annual InternaƟonal Women in Avi- aƟon Conference (includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and conference fee). Applicants must be full-Ɵme college students, with a minimum of two semesters left (as of February 2019), with a cumulaƟve GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or beƩer. Ap- plicants must be U.S. ciƟzens or eligible nonciƟzens. In addiƟon to all WAI requirements, please include a detailed essay (500-1,000 words), double-spaced and typed, that addresses the following topics: 1. Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in aviaƟon maintenance management/aviaƟon busi- ness management? 2. What is or has been your greatest life challenge, and how has it enriched your and/or someone else's life? 3. If someone else was to describe your greatest strength, what would it be and why, and what do you consider to be your strongest characterisƟc and why? 4. What has been your most memorable academic experience and how did you handle this situaƟon? 5. Why are you the most qualified candidate for the Delta Air Lines Maintenance Management/AviaƟon Business Management Scholarship? (Scholarship value $5,000, estimated total value $7,000) Signature Flight Support Corporation Scholarship Signature Flight Support CorporaƟon is awarding a $1,500 scholarship to support a woman pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an aviaƟon-re- lated field, preferably FBO management. The appli- A v i a t i o n M a n a g e m e n t I n t e r n s h i p s Delta Air Lines Business Performance Internship Delta Air Lines would like to extend a 2019 summer internship (13 weeks) opportunity to a student cur- rently enrolled in a baccalaureate degree in business management or industrial engineering. In addition to an internship position, the recipient will receive a trip to the 30th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference (includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodaƟons, and conference fee). Appli- cants must be full-Ɵme students at the junior or se- nior level with a cumulaƟve GPA of 3.0 or beƩer (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants must be U.S. ciƟzens or eligi- ble nonciƟzens. Lodging accommodaƟons will not be provided for the duraƟon of the 13-week internship. The business performance intern reports to the manager of business per formance in the techni- cal operaƟons division. ResponsibiliƟes include but are not limited to creating presentations, process improvements, developing business plans, under- stand finance and our cost structure, coordinaƟon of meeƟngs, and analyzing data and metrics. The in- tern will parƟcipate in and assist the management team in developing long-term and short-term goals. The student will also have the opportunity to work with both internal and external customers from all levels of management, and use FAA, OSHA, and EPA regulaƟons and Delta policy requirements to assist the shops in meeƟng their producƟon goals. The in- tern must pracƟce safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures. The skills/ abiliƟes should include knowledge of basic PC skills and MicrosoŌ Office soŌware suite, strong techni- cal wriƟng and oral communicaƟon skills, capable of working in a team environment to creaƟvely solve technical issues, ability to complete assignments with minimum supervision, work in a team environ- ment to creaƟvely solve technical issues and imple- ment change, and develop both strategic/tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulƟng in employee safety and well-being. CompensaƟon is paid to intern based on the fol- lowing guidelines: Junior $2,253 per month ($15/hour)–completed at least 60 semester hours in college; cant must be a U.S. ciƟzen, a WAI member, be work- ing toward a career in aviaƟon, and have maintained a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher in her most re- cent year of educaƟon. In addiƟon to WAI require- ments, applicant must submit an essay (500-1,000 words) detailing her current educaƟonal status, why she chose a career in aviaƟon, her experience in avi- aƟon, and her aspiraƟons in the field. Examples of community involvement, leadership opportuniƟes, and volunteer work should be included in the essay. (Scholarship value $1,500) Women in Aviation International Achievement Awards (2) One scholarship will be awarded to a full-Ɵme college or university student pursuing any type of aviaƟon or aviaƟon- related career. A second scholarship will be awarded to an individual, not required to be a student, pursuing any type of aviaƟon interest. Include in your essay how you plan to use the schol- arship if awarded, and what you have accomplished to date to reach your goals. (Scholarship value $1,000 each) WAI Award MARCH 14-16 2019 Long Beach WAI 2019

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