Be Part of
Something Bigger

American Airlines
MBA Leadership Pipeline

Our MBA Leadership Pipeline is reshaping career development. Gone are the days of mandated and timed rotations that take the career choice away from the MBA. We've structured our pipeline for the entrepreneurial minded. You have the freedom and flexibility to choose where you want to go within the company.

OUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Experience

Experience

You'll start your career in Commercial Strategy or Financial Strategy. From there you can direct your future while taking on leadership responsibility with every step.

Culture

Culture

We are a team. We speak different languages and embrace different cultures. Together we are driving innovation, challenging the status quo, and building the greatest airline in the world.

Travel Perks

Travel Perks

Our travel perks help you enjoy the life part of work/life balance. As a full-time employee and intern you enjoy non-revenue flights to anywhere we fly: domestic and international.

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Why American?

WHAT CAN AN MBA INTERNSHIP AT AMERICAN AIRLINES OFFER YOU?

MBA interns are given meaningful work and plenty of networking opportunities. Your internship isn't just your project. It's the people you will meet, the trips you will take, and the impact you will have on the company.

  • Lunch and learns with the Senior VPs
  • Backstage tours of our operations and airports
  • Welcome event in Dallas with the Executive team
  • Department 101s
  • Unlimited non-revenue travel
  • 10 days of uninterrupted travel after internship completion
  • Being a part of an innovative and challenging industry for the summer
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MBA INTERNSHIPS

Sofia Nunez Sanudo, Revenue Management

“During my internship, everyone was super open with helping with questions and taking the time to answer whatever questions on my project. There were so many people that I could reach out to.”

Adriana Penalba, Labor Analysis

“This place is a place that most people don’t leave. If you’re looking for somewhere to have a career, somewhere where they’re invested in you, I think American is a good place to go.”

Erin Lomers, Global Sales

“The reason that I love American is because I get to drive my career forward in the direction that I want to take it in. I get the opportunity to do things that I wouldn't have thought I would have done.”

WHAT CAN A FULL-TIME MBA OPPORTUNITY AT AMERICAN AIRLINES OFFER YOU?

As an MBA graduate you are an integral part of advancing the company’s pursuit of greatness. Innovative and challenging work will give you experiences that will develop and shape you into the next generation of leaders at American.

Who We Hire:

  • MBAs with 2-5 years of business experience
  • Demonstrated leaders with ability to operate across teams
  • Persuasive communicators with ability to tell data-driven stories to all levels of leadership
  • Curious and strategic thinkers with an aptitude for analysis and problem solving
  • Those comfortable with taking initiative
  • Those with passion for the airline and travel industry
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MBA FULL-TIME

Filda Mwenje, Global Sales

“Whether it's an internal project or an external project, the complexity and the turnaround time is just always amazing. Sometimes you work on longer term strategic objectives, but in the same day you will be leading a meeting where you know you have like a five day turnaround on some projects.”

Gordon Vanscoy, Fleet Planning

“The possibilities of where you can go as an MBA in this company are pretty limitless; You really have the ability to transfer into almost any given department and to add a tile to the mosaic that is your career.”

Eleonora Koury, Alliances & Partnerships

“The company is very team-oriented. It's working with different teams to achieve one goal, and I realized that this was the culture behind American.”

AMERICAN AIRLINES MBA ENTRY POINTS

COMMERCIAL STRATEGY

Commercial Strategy encompasses several departments that have a strategic focus on revenue generation, product development and merchandizing, and internal and external customer needs. Tell us where you want to go next through your work commitment and performance, and we will help you get there.

  • Alliances and partnerships
  • Cargo
  • Customer loyalty and insights
  • Global sales
  • Revenue management

FINANCIAL STRATEGY

As part of the Financial Planning and Analysis organization, you will facilitate the financial analysis of strategic corporate and operational initiatives, provide centralized planning for all financial processes and establish frameworks for investing in aircraft and infrastructure improvements.

  • Capital planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Fleet planning
  • Labor analysis
  • Operating budgets/long-range planning
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Life in Dallas

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Travel Perks

ABOUT AMERICAN AIRLINES

Service

American Airlines is the world's
largest airline serving more than
500,000 customers daily.

Worldwide

Our 6,700 flights land in
52 countries daily.

Commitment

We are proud of our commitment
from 110,000 team members
around the world.

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