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For current students - Internships and full-time opportunities

While we cherish our history as an established leader in the airline industry, United is focused on the future. We look to today's students for fresh perspectives and to be forward-thinking in creating the next industry innovation.

As a future graduate, you're developing the skills that are in high demand in the airline industry: the analytical focus to devise new solutions to complex challenges, the intelligence to think proactively, and the talent to take your career — and our company — to the next level.

Whether you are you an undergraduate student just beginning your career or an MBA candidate ready to make a change — we have an opportunity for you.

Internships

Are you looking for real work experience?

United offers a variety of paid internships throughout our company, so you can develop your professional skills in areas that interest you most. Be prepared to champion exciting projects, interact with division leaders and participate in a number of networking events which are created to specifically to enrich your experience.

We constantly seek great talent from a variety of schools to help broaden our capabilities and enrich our company culture. Our internship assignments provide valuable hands-on, real-world experience. As an intern with United, you are more than a student – you are a member of the team.

Internships are available domestically. Interns are also eligible for space-available travel privileges. Opportunities vary by semester, and may include (but are not limited to) the following divisions:

  • Airport Operations
  • Communications
  • Continuous Improvement
  • eCommerce
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Flight Operations/Aspiring Airline Pilots
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Internal Audit
  • MileagePlus
  • Network Scheduling and Planning
  • Sales

If you are interested in an internship, please apply online.

Full-time opportunities

Welcome aboard for an experience like no other

Here, your career will have impact. We'll rely on you — your passion, your motivation and your desire — to take risks. We'll look to you for sound decisions and expect you to drive the implementation of complex projects. You'll help us maintain our success in a challenging and fast-paced environment with the goal of transforming the airline industry.

We are continually looking for students who are excited by new challenges and have the talent to help broaden our capabilities and enrich our company culture. Opportunities vary and may include (but are not limited to) the following divisions:

  • Airport Operations
  • eCommerce
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Internal Audit
  • MileagePlus
  • Network Scheduling and Planning
  • Revenue Management

Most of our corporate opportunities are located in Chicago, although some students may occasionally work in other hub cities such as Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. As the third-largest metropolitan area in the U.S., Chicago offers the excitement and advantages of a worldwide economic and cultural center. With magnificent architecture, major league sports and legendary shopping on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago offers all the amenities of a world-class city. It's a great place to explore, experience and enjoy — and a wonderful place to live.

We also offer a comprehensive portfolio of benefits and privileges to reward your achievements as full-time employees.

If you are interested in a full-time opportunity, please apply online.

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