Southwest Airlines Co.

  • Business Continuity Intern - Summer 2019

    Post Begin Date 2 weeks ago(10/1/2018 8:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-25206
    Airport Code
    HDQ
    Category
    Intern
    Location
    US-TX-Dallas
    Employment Type
    Intern
    Department
    35-Communication & Outreach
  • 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 AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    The Business Continuity Team works in conjunction with the Emergency Reponse team to make up  Southwest Airline’s overall Preparedness function. The Business ContinuityTeam works with business and technology groups across the enterprise to plan and prepare for the continuation of critical business activities in the event of a major disruption.

     

    Assist with planning and execution of  analyzing business functions to determine recovery timeframes and needs.

     

    Assist with writing and/or updating Business Recovery Plans.

     

    Assist with planning and execution of exercises and/or walkthroughs.

     

    Assist with planning and execution of testing at a remote and/or mobile facility.

     

    Participate in meetings with Internal Customers and assist with documentation.

     

    Assist with maintenance of online file sharing application and business continuity planning software.

     

    Administrative duties may include making photocopies, scheduling meetings, capturing meeting notes, etc.

    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:

     

    Progress towards degree in Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management, Aviation Management, Business Administration, or business related degree required.

     

    Minimum junior level.

     

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

     

    Maintained 2.75 or above cumulative GPA.

     

    SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:

     

    Classroom and/or industry experience performing analysis preferred.

     

    Strong written communication skills required.

     

    Excellent organizational skills.

     

    Ability to work independently and willingness to function as part of a Team.

     

    Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred. 

     

    Business Continuity knowledge preferred.

     

    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:

     

    Full-time 40 hours per week (Monday-Friday.)

     

    PAY:

     

    $15.00 per hour + flight privileges

     

    This internship is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.

     

    All students must apply online at careers.southwestair.com

     

    Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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