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Aviation Intern

Date Posted:  Feb 23, 2021
Requisition ID:  172302

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


About Indiana Department of Transportation:

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.


Unpaid Internship:

The Indiana Department of Transportation's (INDOT) summer internship program is an unpaid summer internship that lasts approximately 3.5 months.

About the Job:

2021 Governor's Public Service Summer Internship Position in the Aviation Office will assist all airports in the state of Indiana through various programs conducted by the Aviation Office Additionally, the intern will learn how to conduct airport safety and compliance inspections in accordance with Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 105-3.  These services bolster the aviation system in the State of Indiana and maintain the highest level of safety. Airports are a vital economic engine statewide and also contrubute significantly to the economies of each community they serve. The Aviation intern will also be exposed to other modes of transportation including transit, rail and freight in the multi-modal division.  The intern will also assist INDOT with applications of Unmanned Aerials Systems (UAS) on INDOT and other state agency proejcts.

A Day in the Life:

he Office of Aviation intern would assist in the aircraft certification processes, airport inspections, and system planning efforts.    Assistance (15hrs/wk) with the airport master record program (federal and state inspections) ensures that airport records are updated in the time frame specified by the FAA.  The summer months are also the busiest for inspection activities, state and federal.  System planning efforts vary(7.5hrs/wk) and are continuous. UAS Operations will account for another 7.5 hours per week.

What You'll Need for Success:

The intern should be an upper classman with an aviation background and in pursuit of an aviation/UAS degree. Knowledge of aviation terminology would be helpful, and competence in the use of spreadsheets and personal computers is preferred.

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis