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United Airlines Intern/Co-Op - Services Engineering - Spring & Summer 2020 (24 week committment) in Chicago, Illinois


Ready to join one of the world's leading airlines? As a part of the United team, you'll learn everything you need to take your career higher. We are hiring interns for the Spring and Summer where you will work side by side with our Technical Operations team, tackling problems and learning about our industry.

Internships are paid, and course credit hours may be considered depending on university’s guidelines. Interns are eligible for travel privileges, and some may be eligible for a one-time relocation stipend.

Interns are placed throughout our system, depending on the project / discipline. Following are possible locations:

Houston, TX

San Francisco, CA


  • Provide technical support for base and line maintenance aircraft to ensure timely return to service.

  • Review and evaluate aircraft damage and design repair dispositions and develop technical data to meet regulatory requirements on United Airlines Airbus/Boeing aircraft

  • Perform technical engineering substantiation through analysis by hand and computer software

  • Author and continually evaluate/improve UAL engineering processes and procedures

  • Coordinates extensively with other UAL operational groups to ensure airworthiness, safety, regulatory compliance, warranty liaison, operational reliability and efficiency


  • Must be currently enrolled full-time in an Aeronautical/Aerospace, Mechanical, Material Science or related engineering degree program

  • Must have a minimum of 12 semester hours in core engineering course work

  • Individual must be a rising junior (at minimum) when internship begins

  • Spring 2020 occur January to June

  • Summer 2020 internships occur July to December

  • If relocation is required, students must be willing to relocate and pay for own housing. If needed, United will provide air transportation to/from internship location

  • Work related travel may be required, individuals must be able to travel without any restrictions

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship

  • If you are a current United Airlines employee -- please note that if you are selected for this opportunity, you may need to resign from your current role in order to fulfill this commitment

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance

Function: Intern - MBA & Undergrad

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled