DUNCAN AVIATION'S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Our internship offerings are designed to stretch and grow students and provide an opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real world activities. Interns are paired up with a mentor, and given hands-on experience to enhance their knowledge.
Interested in an internship with Duncan Aviation? Buckle up; you’re going to work hard! These are no staple-removing jobs; these are real experiences designed to hone your knowledge and skills!
We truly believe a career with Duncan Aviation is an experience, unlike any other.
2023 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
Applications for Summer Internships are now open! Click HERE to view available internships and apply today.
Aside from working alongside and learning from the best in the industry, we make sure our interns receive competitive pay and some perks, too.
TEAM MEMBER DEVELOPMENT
At Duncan Aviation, our Professional Development team is dedicated to the growth and development of our team members. As interns, we strive to immerse you in the full experience of Duncan Aviation.
SAFETY & WELLNESS
Healthy team members are happy (and productive) team members! At Duncan Aviation, wellness and safety are integrated into our daily lives. Through healthy initiatives and on-campus offerings, the goal is to fuel each team member’s success and assist him or her in reaching optimum health.
ANDREW HIGGINS, ENGINEERING
"Interning at Duncan has helped me gain the training and hands on experience to effectively understand, analyze, and construct avionics systems. The things I learned so far can easily be applied into any future career opportunities in the avionics engineering field."
ERIN WITTE, HUMAN RESOURCES
"Duncan Aviation has showed me that working at such a great place can have a super positive impact on your life. Duncan Aviation has helped me gain traction in my career in the world of human resources. Duncan Aviation will help you kickstart your career and give you the most hands-on and useful experience you could ask for! If you are looking for an amazing experience that will open new doors for you, you have to apply to Duncan Aviation."
JAIME PEDRAZA, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING
"I have become familiar with using instruments to inspect the areas of the aircraft as needed. I have gotten hands on experience with different NDT methods. I am learning how to think on my feet."
TANJIL ISLAM, AVIONICS INSTALL
"This internship has allowed me to utilize the skills that I learned in school and learn even more about the avionics side of the aviation industry. I plan on pursuing a career as a maintenance technician, and Duncan Aviation gave me real world experience that I hope to carry on to future endeavors."
MACKENZIE COLLINS, AIRFRAME
"This internship has shown me what really goes on in the industry vs how they say things work in school."
CASSIE KAHRER, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
"While interning at Duncan Aviation, I have learned what it takes for someone to be able to safely work on an aircraft, the preparation that goes into setting employees up for a successful career at Duncan Aviation, the responsibilities of the varying departments, and much more. Interning at Duncan Aviation has helped me to improve my skills such as communication, teamwork and collaboration, self-management, and problem solving, all of which will be used in my future career."
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS
The Accessory Internship is an opportunity for a current full or part time student at an in-state college or university with an interest in accessory component repairs. Interns can apply their educational experience while gaining practical and valuable hands-on experience in an active accessory shop. With supervision, the Accessory intern paints, tests, adjusts, troubleshoots, repairs and/or overhauls aircraft accessory components in a clean and safe work environment according to technical publications.
The Airframe Intern, with supervision, assists with testing, adjusting and repairing, and other general tasks related to the maintenance and repair of airframe systems and components on a variety of airframes in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer’s specifications, Duncan Aviation approved procedures, and customer specifications. In addition, this position prepares and completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner.
The Components Internship is an opportunity for a current full or part time student at an in-state college or university with an interest in aircraft component repairs. Interns can apply their educational experience while gaining practical and valuable hands-on experience in an active avionics/accessory shop. With supervision the components intern paints, tests, adjusts, troubleshoots, repairs and/or overhauls aircraft components in a clean and safe work environment according to technical publications.
The Engine Intern, with supervision, assists with testing, adjusting and repairing, and other general tasks related to the maintenance and repair of engines and engine components on a variety of engine makes in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer’s specifications, Duncan Aviation approved procedures, and customer specifications. In addition, this position prepares and completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner.
The Engineering Intern supports the Engineering department on a variety of projects. With supervision, this position prepares engineering data; makes engineering decisions with guidance based on data, experience and mathematical analysis; and supports aircraft technical reviews and surveys as required. In addition, the Engineering Intern demonstrates a high level of commitment to customer service and satisfaction.
The Facilities Intern performs administrative functions for the facility operations team in a timely and organized manner.
The Human Resources (HR) Internship is an exciting opportunity for someone who has an interest in fields of Business or Human Resources. Interns can apply their educational experience while gaining practical hands-on HR experience in a corporate setting. As an HR intern, you’ll work on strategic projects, help to support HR operations and learn from a team of HR professionals. As per the InternNE Program, this internship is limited up to one year.
The Interior Intern, under immediate supervision, learns and gains competency according to customer specifications and Duncan Aviation approved procedures in a safe and organized work area in one, or a combination, of the following shops: Finish, Cabinet, Interior Completions, Upholstery or Sewing. This position maintains and cleans shop equipment; organizes shop and hangar areas; and completes appropriate documentation in timely manner.
Under close supervision, the Install Intern performs installation, troubleshooting and repair of aircraft wiring and avionics systems using various hand tools and test equipment, to meet manufacturing specifications, Duncan approved procedures, FARs and industry standards in a safe, clean and organized work area.
The Marketing Communications Internship is an opportunity for a current full-time student at an undergraduate Nebraska college or university, in a junior or senior status, with an interest in the fields of Marketing, Advertising, News-Editorial or English. In this position, the Marketing Communications Intern will help with writing, social media, content generation and other strategic projects that support operations, and learn from a team of Marketing Communications professionals. The position will be full-time during the summer and part-time for two school semesters. As per the InternNE Program, this internship is limited to one year.
The Material Services Intern performs administrative functions for the Material Services team in a timely and organized manner.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING
The Professional Development and Training (PDT) Internship is an opportunity for a current full-time student at an undergraduate in-state college or university, in a junior or senior status, with an interest in the fields of Business, Learning and Development, Safety, or Aviation. Interns can apply their educational experience while gaining practical hands-on professional development experience in a corporate setting. In this position, the PDT Intern will work on strategic projects, help to support operations, and learn from a team of PDT and Safety professionals.
PRS/Component Services intern supports the Parts and Rotables Sales or Component Services team as directed. This position contacts prospects, customers, vendors and Duncan Aviation International Agents via phone or e-mail to promote all parts/rotables and component services, materials, rotables, consignments, OEM discounts, locations and repair capabilities; and updates CRM with customer names and aircraft owned and changes information as appropriate. In addition, the Intern performs in depth data analysis using Microsoft Access and Excel and works with the sales team to create and execute targeted marketing campaigns to exceed financial goals and objectives.
DUNCAN AVIATION CAREER RESOURCES
We have compiled some resources to help individuals explore where a career in business aviation could take them. Check them out here.
DAY IN THE LIFE VIDEO SERIES
A Day In The Life video series is meant to show you a glimpse of what it's like working at Duncan Aviation. Watch as team members from across the company discuss their backgrounds, what a typical day looks like, their job duties, and why you should join the team at Duncan Aviation. Watch here.