Summer Internship Program

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is owned and operated by the City of Charlotte.  There are more than 500 employees across multiple divisions within the City's Aviation Department. The Department offers paid summer internship opportunities at CLT. Internship responsibilities vary by division and may change periodically to provide a balanced learning environment for students.  

The paid internship program includes a 20-40 hour work week for rising juniors and seniors enrolled in a 4-year Bachelor's Degree program at an accredited college or university.

Students who are not local to the Charlotte, NC area are responsible for securing their own housing for the duration of the internship. Limited positions are available.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

The City of Charlotte seeks self-motivated students with strong interpersonal and organizational skills in good academic standing. Students should be able to work both independently and in a team environment.

2017 Summer Internships:

Internships will begin Monday, May 22, 2017 and end Friday, August 4, 2017.

Positions are available in the following divisions:

  • Technology
  • Development (Engineering, Planning and Architecture)
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Airfield Maintenance (Landscaping and Horticulture)
  • Building Maintenance
  • Records Management
  • Safety and Health
  • Terminal Operations
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Application Process:

Please submit a resume, most recent unofficial college transcript, letter of interest and at least one professional letter of recommendation (college instructor or previous employer) via email to: employment@charlotteairport.com or fax: (704) 632-8422; Attention: Alison Siler.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017