Southwest Airlines Co.

Meteorology Intern - Fall 2018

Post Begin Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-22023
Airport Code
HDQ
Category
Corporate
Location
US-TX-Dallas
Employment Type
Intern
Department
17-Network Operations Control

Overview

 

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.

Responsibilities

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Assist with weather information collection for research purposes.

 

Assist with weather case study analysis.

 

Forecast weather information.

 

Assist with weather application software testing.

 

Assist with documentation production & distribution.

 

Some research projects.

 

This position requires the intern to work five days each week for eight hours per day. Generally, hours will be during daytime shifts, however interns occasionally will work evenings and night shifts to gain a better understanding of Southwest Airlines’ operation.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

 

Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

 

EDUCATION:

 

Majoring in Meteorology based undergraduate degree program.

 

Minimum junior level.

 

To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours).

 

Maintained 2.5 or above cumulative GPA.

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

Completed coursework in synoptic and mesoscale meteorology preferred.

 

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.

 

Programming experience, particularly html, java and web is preferred.

 

Proficiency in Excel and Word is preferred.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:

 

Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and organizational skills.

 

Ability to manage time and multiple tasks effectively.

 

Customer Service Oriented.

 

Self-motivated and Energetic.

 

Team Oriented.

 

Ability to work equally well alone or with others.

 

Flexibility to work in a dynamic, fast-paced operational environment.

 

Passion/interest in Meteorology.

 

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

 

Resume.

 

Unofficial transcript.

 

 “Why Southwest Airlines” essay.  (Length determined by author.)

 

Letters of Recommendation.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

 

Fulltime/40 hours per week. Occasional evening and overnight weekend work schedule may be expected.

 

Work schedule generally is Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day.

 

PAY:

 

$15.00 per hour + flight privileges

 

All internship positions are located in Dallas, TX at Southwest Airlines Headquarters. 

 

All students must apply online at www.southwest.com/careers.

 

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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