Student Intern - Aviation (Summer 2024)


We're confident you'll see the difference the moment you join our team. Working at Encompass Health means working with a growing national inpatient rehabilitation leader. We're proud of our career growth opportunities and how our team members work together for the greater good of our patients. We've been named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" and a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® Award, among others, which is pretty amazing.


Encompass Health Corporation in Birmingham, AL is currently seeking a qualified candidate to intern within the Aviation business unit. The Encompass Health 2024 summer internship program starts Monday, June 3rd and concludes Thursday, August 1st. This position will work primarily at the Encompass Health Aviation building located at the Birmingham airport and secondarily at the Encompass Health Corporate Office. This position will provide functional support to the overall Aviation business unit with responsibilities and tasks strategically structured to maximize intern exposure to a business aviation career path. The intern will work on projects as assigned by the Vice President of Aviation and accomplish tasks working in the areas of flight operations, aircraft maintenance operations, flight scheduling operations, and administration. This position will also interact with interns in other areas of the company and at the end of the assignment, a presentation on what the intern learned will be given to the Senior leadership. This person will also participate with other interns in social activities outside of work as scheduled by the HR team. The department intern will be responsible for all assigned work, projects and all other duties as assigned by the manager. The intern will be required to participate in all internship program activities and to participate in the final presentation at the end of the program.


  • Participate in flight planning activities
  • Participate in pre and post flight briefings
  • Support pre-departure/arrival activities (ground handling, aircraft servicing, customer support, etc.)
  • Assist with sourcing requirements (work order management, parts/materials ordering, facility/aircraft supplies, order tracking, etc.)
  • Support flight scheduling activities (securing services, customer support, record keeping)
  • Administrative tasks (invoice processing, payment request log, etc.)
  • Project work (process improvement, manual development, etc.)
  • Complete all task and assignments accurately and timely
  • Proactively seeks to learn about the company and the department
  • Participates in all intern specific activities
  • Create and present presentation on job skills learned




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Aviation Management, Aviation Flight Operations, or relevant field
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
  • Must be able to work at the Encompass Health Corporate Office and Aviation building in Birmingham, AL from June 3 - August 1, 2024

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9001 Liberty Parkway
Birmingham, Alabama


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